Hope without belief: how the Frankfurt School took on the anxieties of modernity

Friday 14 May 2021

Professor Mark Hannam, associate research fellow at the Institute of Philosophy (IP) at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, reviews Migrants in the Profane for the Times Literary Supplement. Written by American historian, Peter E Gordon, the book explores the work of three of the Frankfurt School’s most esteemed thinkers, Walter Benjamin, Max Horkheimer and Theodor W Adorno.