Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Authoritarian Personality and Adorno

"In 1950, Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno helped to assemble a volume titled “The Authoritarian Personality,” which constructed a psychological and sociological profile of the “potentially fascistic individual."  My understanding is that Horkheimer was not involved in the project.  In fact, the project was sponsored by the American Jewish Committee.