Marcuse reworks Freud’s categories from the individual to society. To paraphrase Henry van Til, Marcuse is Freud externalized. There is a dialectic between the Eros principle and the Thanatos principle. 644 more words
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Marcuse’s first published article in 1928 attempted a synthesis of the philosophical perspectives of phenomenology, existentialism, and Marxism, anticipating a project which decades later would be carried out by various “existential” and “phenomenological” Marxists, such as Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, as well as others in Eastern Europe and the United States in the post-war period.
Books received - Marcuse, Terrain Vague, Topologies of Power and Academic Writing for Graduate Students
Books received – volumes 4, 5 and 6 of Herbert Marcuse’s Collected Papers, Terrain Vague: Interstices at the Edge of the Pale, and John Allen’s… 20 more words
The truth of art lies in its power to break the monopoly of established reality to define what is real.
— Herbert Marcuse