The History of Critical Theory

My work in the history of critical theory focuses on Lukács and the Frankfurt School, including figures like Adorno, Habermas and Honneth. I'm mostly interested in reconstructing their claims in an analytic vocabulary and uncovering the underlying theories of society, morality and power.

Titus Stahl
Assistant Professor of Philosophy


This article offers an overview of Lukács's influence on the Frankfurt School, especially through his theory of reification but also …

Georg (György) Lukács (1885–1971) was a literary theoristand philosopher who is widely viewed as one of the founders ofWestern …