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The Essential Marcuse: Selected Writings of Philosopher and Social Critic Herbert Marcuse

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The Essential Marcuse provides an overview of Herbert Marcuse's political and philosophical writing over four decades, with excerpts from his major books as well as essays from various academic journals. The most influential radical philosopher of the 1960s, Marcuse's writings are noteworthy for their uncompromising opposition to both capitalism and communism. His words ar ...more
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Published March 1st 2007 by Beacon Press (first published January 1st 2007)
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A decent philosopher in the Heideggerian tradition, and wonderful in his criticisms of materialism. Though his solutions leave a lot to be desired...
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German-Jewish philosopher, political theorist and sociologist, and a member of the Frankfurt School. Celebrated as the "Father of the New Left", his best known works are Eros and Civilization, One-Dimensional Man and The Aesthetic Dimension. Marcuse was a major intellectual influence on the New Left and student movements of the 1960s.
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