Herbert Marcuse


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Noun1.Herbert Marcuse - United States political philosopher (born in Germany) concerned about the dehumanizing effects of capitalism and modern technology (1898-1979)
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Uno de los criticos mas severos y radicales del llamado socialismo existente fue, precisamente, Herbert Marcuse, como puede verse en su obra El marxismo sovietico.
Yet while there is occasional reference to critical theory--and especially to Walter Benjamin, as well as to Herbert Marcuse and Andre Gorz, there is virtually no reference to a literature on utopianism, and very little to utopian literature itself.
Wright Mills, Hannah Arendt, Erich Fromm), "The Ecological Intellectuals" (Fairfield Osborn, Lewis Mumford, Rachel Carson), "Shaping New Kinds of Knowledge" (Leo Szilard, Herbert Marcuse, Margaret Mead), "The Reconceptualization of Culture" (Allen Ginsberg, James Baldwin, Mary McCarthy), and "Making Politics Personal" (Saul Alinsky, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King Jr.).
Students of Latin American labor in the years prior to the Cordobazo had borrowed liberally from the writings on the American working class of Herbert Marcuse, Daniel Bell, and Seymour Lipset, who themselves had merely restated Lenin's and Gramsci's labor aristocracy theories, and posited that the decline of militancy and the "embourgeoisement" of at least the more privileged sectors of the working class in the United States also characterized Latin America.
Instead of Camus, there came Sartre, Fanon, and then Herbert Marcuse, whose One Dimensional Man [sic] suggested that the system could not only absorb and muffle voices of reform but even exploit them to create the illusion of democratic possibilities."
The critical theorist Herbert Marcuse, for instance, says that technological domination in a capitalist system is the root cause of social and economic injustice.
He claims that environmental education needs a makeover, and draws from the theories of Paulo Freire, Herbert Marcuse, and Ivan Illich to show how a northern version of ecopedagogy must be concerned with the larger hidden curriculum of unsustainable life and look to how social movements and a democratic public sphere provide knowledge about and against it.
It touches all necessary bases in Marx's theory of labor and, then, in Erich Fromm and Herbert Marcuse, who drew abundantly from Marx.
Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and Herbert Marcuse, having transferred their Institute for Social Research from Frankfurt to New York, took a great interest in the young professor of art history, and he in them.
Paul Goodman on the case for decentralization and Herbert Marcuse on repressive tolerance are among the seven essays exploring the apparent contradiction between political elites and democracy.