Adorno, Theodor Wiesengrund


Adorno, Theodor Wiesengrund
(1903-69)
   German philosopher and sociologist. He taught at the University of Frankfurt in 1931 and later lived in the US. In 1949 he returned to Germany, where he served as director of the Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt and professor of sociology and philosophy at the university. In his later works he discussed the nature of modern anti-Semitism.

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