By Herbert Marcuse,Douglas Kellner,Clayton Pierce

ISBN-10: 0415137853

ISBN-13: 9780415137850

This assortment assembles a few of Herbert Marcuse’s most vital paintings and provides for the 1st time his responses to and improvement of vintage Marxist ways to revolution and utopia, in addition to his personal theoretical and political perspectives.

This 6th and ultimate quantity of Marcuse's gathered papers exhibits Marcuse’s rejection of the existing twentieth-century Marxist thought and socialist perform - which he observed as insufficient for an intensive critique of Western and Soviet forms - and the advance of his innovative inspiration in the direction of a critique of the patron society. Marcuse's later philosophical views on know-how, ecology, and human emancipation sat at odds with a number of the vintage tenets of Marx’s materialist dialectic which positioned the operating classification because the imperative agent of swap in capitalist societies. because the fabric from this quantity exhibits, Marcuse used to be not just a theorist of Marxist idea and perform within the 20th century, but additionally proves to be a vital philosopher for realizing the neoliberal section of capitalism and resistance within the twenty-first century.

A finished advent by way of Douglas Kellner and Clayton Pierce locations Marcuse’s philosophy within the context of his engagement with the most currents of 20th century philosophy whereas additionally supplying vital analyses of his anticipatory theorization of capitalist improvement via a neoliberal restructuring of society. the amount concludes with an afterword by way of Peter Marcuse.

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