The training it takes to study critical theory in today’s academy can be all consuming and take five or more years to obtain a minimal level of competency. In terms of the basic figures involved in shaping the field of critical theory, we have Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Feuerbach, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, and the Frankfurt School (Adorno, Horkheimer et al.). And the destiny of this study is, in the words of Horkheimer, «to liberate human beings from the circumstances that enslave them.»
Equally important to the acquiring adequate and comprehensive knowledge in critical theory is the context within which such a study is undertaken. Context, such as today’s academic environment in university, profoundly shapes the contentof what is learned via the community, habits, and ways of demonstrating your contribution to the field of discourse via publishing, delivering talks, and teaching.
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