Historical Who is Who

ADORNO, Theodor

1903-69
Germany
SOCIAL SCIENCE

 

Sociologist and onetime musician engaging critically with popular culture and with its associated industry which he regarded as dulling of social and political sensitivities. Most frequently referred to in moral education because of his promotion of the term 'authoritarian personality'.

Life

http://www.iep.utm.edu/adorno

 

Writings

Minima Moralia http://www.efn.org/~dredmond/MinimaMoralia.html

Enlightenment as mass deception http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/adorno/1944/culture-industry.htm

Video

Theodor Adorno: music and protest (2 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-njxKF8CkoU

This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using the site, you agree to our use of cookies. For more information about how we use cookies click here.