Monthly Archives: March 2021

Alfred Schmidt — Werner Rehfeld Discussion on Marxism

Here is Alfred Schmidt and Werner Behfeld’s discussion on Marxism as published in the now out of print Karl Marx 1818 1968

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Equality, Traditional and Critical Theory

Great passage from Lecture 10 in Philosophical Elements of a Theory of Society where Adorno provides a gloss on Marx’s critique of political economy that I think illuminates the distinction between traditional approaches to political economy and the critical theory … Continue reading

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Traditional and Critical Social Theory

Wonderful passage from Aspects of Sociology that lucidly distinguishes critical social theory from traditional theory: “But, indeed, the concept of society can hardly be separated from the polarity of the institutional and the natural. Only insofar as the cohabitation of … Continue reading

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Aspects of Sociology

Here is the sadly out of print textbook the Institute for Social Research put together based on lectures.

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