|Transcending Tradition: America and the Philosophers of Communication|
Uploaded by: Jonah Bossewitch
Tags: adorno, Critical Theory, frankfurt school, horkeimer, philosophy
Description/Abstract: A short analysis of Horkheimer's "Art and Mass Culture" essay and the Frankfurt School's Critical Theory in the context of Peterson's antholgoy of "Mass Communication and American Social Thought: Key Texts, 1919-1968."
Their project still stands as a model for what communications research can aspire towards – scholars recognizing their revolutionary role as active participants in the co-construction of reality and the deliberate shaping of better society.