Max Horkheimer

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[Revised entry by J.C. Berendzen on July 18, 2022.
Changes to: Bibliography]
Max Horkheimer (1895 – 1973) was a leader of the “Frankfurt School,” a group of philosophers and social scientists associated with the Institut fur Sozialforschung (Institute of Social Research) in Frankfurt am Main. Horkheimer was the director of the Institute and Professor of Social Philosophy at the University of Frankfurt from 1930 – 1933, and again from 1949 – 1958. In between those periods he would lead the Institute in exile, primarily in America. As a philosopher he is best known…

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