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1. Philosophy / H. Continental Philosophy / 5. Critical Theory

[social theories aiming at awareness of their own context]

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Horkheimer's critical theory was interdisciplinary, and aware of its own context and function [Finlayson on Horkheimer]
Adorno and Horkheimer subjected the Enlightenment to 'critical theory' analysis [Finlayson on Adorno/Horkheimer]
We can do social philosophy by studying coordinated action through language use [Finlayson on Habermas]