Monthly Archives: January 2022

On The Reception of Western Marxism

Been looking into the reception of the Frankfurt School and Western Marxism in the English speaking world. I am doing this to try to ascertain where and how what I think of as the core tenets of the predominant interpretation … Continue reading

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Political Economy and Critical Theory

Over the last week or so I made my way through the early issues of Telos as part of my attempt to reconstruction the reception of Western Marxism and the Frankfurt School in the English speaking world. I found the … Continue reading

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The Critical Theory of Society: Present Situation and Future Tasks

William Leiss’s The Critical Theory of Society: Present Situation and Future Tasks is an interesting artifact I found on my Telos deep dive. Written around the same time as Goran Therborn’s polemic against the Frankfurt School, Leiss’s work represents one … Continue reading

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The Anglophone Reception of Critical Theory and Western Marxism

In the past few weeks, I have been trying to reconstruct the development of the predominant reception of Frankfurt School Critical Theory in the Anglophone world for the introduction to my book. This has led me to do a deep … Continue reading

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