- Get free shipping on this item when you purchase 1 or more Qualifying Items offered by Amazon.com. Here's how (restrictions apply)
This book's subject is still as contemporary today, as when it was written.
These chapters can be some rough sledding at points, but Marcuse explicates his ideas well enough that most readers will be able grasp his basic argument.
This helps to explain their interest in culture as a vehicle of domination and exploitation.
Very heady and dynamic. Could lead to action, like a physical training book might motivate to start an advanced regimen superseding the former. Echelons.Published 16 days ago by John Rubens
The world has changed a great deal since Marcuse wrote this poignant book. One of the things he wasn't counting on is the end of the Cold War and how the power base has shifted. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jim Altfeld
Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979) was a German philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory, until he moved to the United... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Steven H Propp
"Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it."
Herbert Marcuse wrote a couple of good books: Reason and Revolution, and Eros and Civilization. Read more
This is an important book with historical resonance, even if the reputation of the author has faded; the new foreword by Douglas Kellner is quite valuable.Published 10 months ago by Stephen J. Whitfield
Explains much more than ISA and certainly holds true even more today than when it was written. Everyone has the power to nurture divergent and oppositional thinking. Read it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Anna's Cat
The back-cover sells Marcuse as a symbol of the then new left. Indeed he is a very well-read man. Drawing from classic, Marxism, psychoanalysis and some Greek philosophy he seems... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Maxi Muneyoshi
Still Much to Offer Contemporary Society
I arrived at Marcuse as a result of reading Terri Murray's 'Black Mirror Reflections' in issue 97 (July/August 2013) of... Read more
A clear and elaborate description of the dysfunction of the politics of consumerism. How the elimination of choice is compatible with market economics in the post advertizing era... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Mark Sarich