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The essential Marcuse : selected writings of philosopher and social critic Herbert Marcuse /

by Marcuse, Herbert; Feenberg, Andrew; Leiss, William.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2007Description: xliii, 249 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780807014332 (pbk. : alk. paper).Uniform titles: Works. Selections. 2007.Subject(s): Philosophy | Critical theory | Sociology -- Philosophy | Political science -- Philosophy
Contents:
The critical theory of Herbert Marcuse -- The individual in the Great Society -- Remarks on a redefinition of culture -- Repressive tolerance -- A note on the dialectic -- The foundations of historical materialism -- Heidegger's politics : an interview with Herbert Marcuse -- Sartre's existentialism -- Freedom and Freud's theory of instincts -- Philosophical interlude -- The affirmative character of culture -- Nature and revolution.
Summary: The Essential Marcuse provides an overview of Herbert Marcuse's four decades of political and philosophical criticism. An incedibly influential radical philosopher of the 1960s, Marcuse was also a major contributor to the development of the Frankfurt School of Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and Walter Benjamin.
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Includes bibliographical references.

The critical theory of Herbert Marcuse -- The individual in the Great Society -- Remarks on a redefinition of culture -- Repressive tolerance -- A note on the dialectic -- The foundations of historical materialism -- Heidegger's politics : an interview with Herbert Marcuse -- Sartre's existentialism -- Freedom and Freud's theory of instincts -- Philosophical interlude -- The affirmative character of culture -- Nature and revolution.

The Essential Marcuse provides an overview of Herbert Marcuse's four decades of political and philosophical criticism. An incedibly influential radical philosopher of the 1960s, Marcuse was also a major contributor to the development of the Frankfurt School of Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and Walter Benjamin.

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