Negations: Essays in Critical Theory

Negations: Essays in Critical Theory


Herbert Marcuse's Negations is either a thorough critique of capitalist modernity and a version of materialist dialectical considering. In a sequence of essays, initially written within the interval stretching from the Thirties to Sixties, Marcuse takes up the presupposed different types that experience, and proceed to, floor concept and motion in our administered society: liberalism, industrialism, individualism, hedonism, aggression. This booklet is either a testomony to a very good philosopher and a nonetheless very important strand of concept within the comprehension and critique of the fashionable prepared international. it's crucial examining for more youthful students and a thorough reminder for these steeped within the culture of a serious conception of society. With a brilliance of perception mixed with an insistence at the fabric stipulations of proposal and motion, this booklet speaks either to the actual contents engaged and to the elemental grounds of any critique of equipped modernity.

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