Herbert Marcuse

Herbert Marcuse

Born: July 19, 1898

Died: July 29, 1979

Nationality: German

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: Towards a Critical Theory of Society: Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 2, Edited by Douglas Kellner, Routledge, 2001 - ISBN: 9780203206607
Source/Notes: As quoted in: The Listener, Volume 99, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1978, p. 170-171

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