Theodor W. Adorno was a German sociologist, philosopher and musicologist known for his critical theory of society. He was a leading member of the Frankfurt School of critical theory, whose work has come to be associated with thinkers such as Ernst Bloch, Walter Benjamin, Max Horkheimer and Herbert Marcuse, for whom the work of Freud, Marx and Hegel were essential to a critique of modern society. He is widely regarded as one of the 20th century's foremost thinkers on aesthetics and philosophy, as well as one of its preeminent essayists. As a critic of both fascism and what he called the...
|Birthdate:||September 11, 1903|
|Date of death:||August 6, 1969|
|Education:||Merton College, Oxford|
|Also known as:||Theodor Adorno, Theodor W Adorno, Adorno, Theodor W.|