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It is of the very definition of any “classic” work that it will not only introduce a new depth and direction of thought, but that its original insights endure. 472 more words
Summary of: Consumerism as a form of social control.
(extract from my last year’s BA dissertation)
Herbert Marcuse strongly criticizes consumerism, arguing that it is a form of social control. 151 more words
“The mere absence of all advertising and all indoctrinating media of information and entertainment would plunge the individual into a traumatic void where he would have the chance to wonder and to think… the non-functioning of television and the allied media might thus begin to achieve what the inherent contradictions of capitalism did not achieve – the disintegration of the system”.
International Herbert Marcuse Society Sixth Biennial Conference
Praxis and Critique: Liberation, Pedagogy, and the University
12-15 November 2015, Salisbury University (Salisbury, Maryland, USA)
CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstracts due May 20, 2015… 474 more words
The following series of interviews from the early 1990s gives a good sense of the Marxist art historian Meyer Schapiro’s life and work. You can download a selection of his writings by clicking on the links immediately below. 10,240 more words