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date: 28 September 2020

Horkheimer, Max (1895–1973) German philosopher 

A Dictionary of Critical Theory

Ian Buchanan

and one of the founders of the *Frankfurt School. Horkheimer was a superb organizer, who did an enormous amount behind the scenes to facilitate the research of the Frankfurt School scholars both in Germany and the US. From an early age, and in spite of—or perhaps because of—his privileged upbringing, Horkheimer had a powerful sense of the social injustices of the capitalist system.... ...

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