One-Dimensional Man by Herbert Marcuse
Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

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Originally published in 1964, One-Dimensional Man quickly became one of the most important texts in the ensuing decade of radical political change. This second edition, newly introduced by Marcuse scholar Douglas Kellner, presents Marcuse's best-selling work to another generation of readers in the context of contemporary events.


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About Herbert Marcuse

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Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979) was born in Berlin and educated at the universities of Berlin and Freiburg. He fled Germany in 1933 and arrived in the United States in 1934. Marcuse taught at Columbia, Harvard, Brandeis, and the University of California, San Diego, where he met Andrew Feenberg and William Leiss as graduate students. He is the author of numerous books, including One-Dimensional Man and Eros and Civilization.
 
Published September 11, 2012 by Beacon Press. 316 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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The New York Review of Books

We owe it a second nature, as early man owed to primitive technology the second nature that allowed him to develop into historical man.

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The New York Review of Books

Despite his admiration for Mills, Marcuse does not derive any of his fundamental concepts from Mill’s work nor is his book basically a “Marxist analysis.” And to cite another example, Marcuse quite clearly approves of the higher living standards now enjoyed by the lower classes (see e.g.

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