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Born: July 19, 1898

Died: July 29, 1979 (aged 81)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Herbert Marcuse was a German Jewish philosopher, sociologist and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory. Active in the United States after 1934, his intellectual concerns were the dehumanizing effects of capitalism and modern technology. Celebrated as the Father of the New Left, his best known works are Eros and Civilization and One-Dimensional Man.

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