Habermas is known for being at the forefront of the second generation of Frankfurt School theorists. His work is an on-going response to the critical theory of the first generation of Frankfurt School theorists. ‘Habermas and Frankfurt School critical theory’ outlines the history of the Frankfurt School and the beliefs of those who belonged to it. It started off as a group of philosophers, thinkers, and cultural critics who were active around the time of the Second World War. They were an intellectual minority. They looked at questions of morality, religion, science, reason, and rationality. What part did Habermas play in the Frankfurt School?