Max Horkheimer
#1095 Overall Influence

Max Horkheimer

German philosopher and sociologist

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Max Horkheimer was a German philosopher and sociologist who was famous for his work in critical theory as a member of the Frankfurt School of social research. Horkheimer addressed authoritarianism, militarism, economic disruption, environmental crisis, and the poverty of mass culture using the philosophy of history as a framework. This became the foundation of critical theory. His most important works include Eclipse of Reason , Between Philosophy and Social Science and, in collaboration with Theodor Adorno, Dialectic of Enlightenment . Through the Frankfurt School, Horkheimer planned, supported and made other significant works possible.

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University of Freiburg
University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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Goethe University Frankfurt
Goethe University Frankfurt

University in Frankfurt, Germany

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#46 World Rank
Sociology
#204 World Rank
Philosophy
#212 World Rank
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#2399 World Rank
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