Revista Em Curso 2 (2):1-12 (2015)

Simone Fernandes
University of São Paulo
This article proposes an analysis of the aphorisms of Dämmerung, which were written byHorkheimer between 1926 and 1931, considering the posterior development of this philosophy in the1930s. Such an investigation aims to clarify, in the aphorisms, the presence of themes and theoreticalinfluences that can be found in posterior works and to comment the importance of the concept ofreification and its relation with the themes mentioned by the author
Keywords Critical Theory  Emancipation  Reification  Marxism  Morals  Compassion
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