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Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought

Theories of Modernity in the Work of Simmel, Kracauer, and Benjamin

The Crisis of Parliamentary Democracy offers a powerful criticism of the inconsistencies of representative democracy.

A Transcendental-Pragmatic Perspective
Contemporary Transformations of Work and Politics

Well-written, clear and informed, the study does much to clarify the present discourse between the Frankfurt School's critical theorists and the structuralisms

Essays in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory

The essays are organized around the twin themes of semblance and subjectivity. Whereas the concept of semblance, or illusion, points to Adorno's links with Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud, the concept of subjectivity recalls his lifelong struggle with a philosophy ofconsciousness stemming from Kant, Hegel, and Lukács.

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