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Towards a critical theory of society

Author: Herbert Marcuse; Douglas Kellner
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2001.
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This second volume of Marcuse's collected papers includes unpublished manuscripts from the late 1960s and early 1970s, such as Beyond One-Dimensional Man, Cultural Revolution and The Historical Fate of Bourgeois Democracy, as well as a rich collection of letters. It shows Marcuse at his most radical, focusing on his critical theory of contemporary society, his analyses of technology, capitalism, the fate of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Marcuse; Douglas Kellner
ISBN: 0415137810 9780415137812
OCLC Number: 45320517
Description: x, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction ----
1. The Problem of Social Change in the Technological Society ---
2. The Individual in the Great Society ---
3. The Containment of Social Change in Industrial Society ---
4. 1966 Political Preface to Eros and Civilization ---
5. Beyond One-Dimensional Man ---
6. Cultural Revolution ---
7. The Historical Fate of the Bourgeois Democracy ---
8. Watergate: When Law and Morality Stand in the Way ---
9. A Revolution in Values ---
10. Letters: Herbert Marcuse to Leo Lowenthal; Leo Lowenthal to Richard Popkin; Herbert Marcuse to T.W. Adorno; T.W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer to Herbert Marcuse; Herbert Marcuse to T.W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer; Herbert Marcuse to Raya Dunayevskaya; Raya Dunayevskaya to Herbert Marcuse.
Responsibility: Herbert Marcuse ; edited by Douglas Kellner.
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