Keep up to date with every new upload!

Join free & follow The Partially Examined Life Ph
Share
  • 2 years ago
Episode 136: Adorno on the Culture Industry (Part One)

Episode 136: Adorno on the Culture Industry (Part One)

On Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer's "The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception" from Dialectic of Enlightenment (1944), plus Adorno's "Culture Industry Reconsidered" (1963).

How does the entertainment industry affect us? Adorno (armed with Marx and Freud) thinks that our "mass culture" is imposed from the top down to brainwash us into being submissive workers.

Don't wait for part two! Become a PEL Citizen and get the full, ad-free Citizen Edition now. And get involved with Not School!

Sponsors: Visit thegreatcoursesplus.com/PEL for a one-month free trial of The Great Courses Plus Video Learning Service, which includes The Great Ideas of Philosophy.

Also, visit harrys.com.PEL for a free trial (a free kit, save shipping!) of their shave plan.

Please fill out our demographic survey!

Comments