Revolution 9/13 | READINGS

Primary Readings:

Hans-Jürgen Krahl, “The Political Contradictions in Adorno’s Critical Theory,” originally published in Hans-Jürgen Krahl, Konstitution und Klassenkampf (Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Neue Kritik, 1971), pp. 285-288. English translation by Pat Murray and Ruth Heydebrand: Telos Fall 1974 no. 21, pp. 164-167.

Hans-Jürgen Krahl, “The Philosophy of History and the Authoritarian State,” Viewpoint Magazine, September 25, 2014.

Hans-Jürgen Krahl, “Personal Information,” translated by Dave Mesing, Viewpoint Magazine, April 14, 2018.

Hans-Jürgen Krahl, “Czechoslovakia: the Dialectic of the ‘Reforms’,” New Left Review I, no. 53 (Jan/Feb 1969): 3-12.

Theodor W. Adorno and Herbert Marcuse, “Correspondence on the German Student Movement,”trans. Esther Leslie, New Left Review, no. 233 (January/February 1999): 123-136.

Secondary Readings:

Dave Mesing, “Hans-Jürgen Krahl, For and Against Critical Theory: Introduction,” Viewpoint Magazine, April 14, 2018,

Massimiliano Tomba, “Hans-Jürgen Krahl: New Emancipative Desires (1943-1970),” Viewpoint Magazine, April 14, 2018,

Dossier of writings on Krahl in Viewpoint Magazine, edited by Fabio Angelelli, Dave Mesing, and Elia Zaru.

Jordi Maiso, “Hans-Jürgen Krahl: Social Constitution and Class Struggle,” in The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory, vol. 1, 335-350.