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Max Horkheimer

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[Revised entry by J.C. Berendzen on August 30, 2017. Changes to: Main text, 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...

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