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Read online L'homme Unidimensionnel: Essai Sur L'idéologie De La Société Industrielle Avancée.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC L'homme Unidimensionnel: Essai Sur L'idéologie De La Société Industrielle Avancée One dimensional Man offers a wide ranging critique of both contemporary capitalism amp Soviet communism documenting the parallel rise of new forms of social repression public amp personal in both these societies as well as the decline of revolutionary potential in the West He claims advanced industrial society creates false needs which integrate individuals into the existing system of production amp consumption via mass media advertising industrial management amp contemporary modes of thought This results in a one dimensional universe of thought amp behavior in which aptitude amp ability for critical thought amp oppositional behavior wither away Against this prevailing climate Marcuse promotes a great refusal as the only adequate opposition to all encompassing methods of control Much of the book is a defense of negative thinking as a disrupting force against prevailing positivisms Marcuse also analyzes the integration of the industrial working class into capitalist society amp new forms of capitalist stabilization questioning the Marxist postulates of a revolutionary proletariat amp inevitability of capitalist crisis In contrast to orthodox Marxism he champions non integrated forces of minorities outsiders amp radical intelligentsia attempting to nourish oppositional thought amp behavior thru promoting radical thinking amp opposition He considers the trends towards bureaucracy in supposedly Marxist countries to be as inimical to freedom as those in the capitalist west One of the most subversive books of the th century it was criticized by both orthodox Marxists amp academic theorists of various political amp theoretical commitments Despite its pessimism it influenced many in the New Left as it articulated their dissatisfaction with both capitalist amp communist societies Introduction The paralysis of criticism society without opposition The new forms of control The closing of the political universe The conquest of the unhappy consciousness repressive desublimation The colosing of the universe of discourse Negative thinking the defeated logic of protest From negative to positive thinking one dimensional philosophy The historical commitment of philosophy The catastrophe of liberation Conclusion Index by Herbert Marcuse

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L'homme Unidimensionnel: Essai Sur L'idéologie De La Société Industrielle Avancée
Title:L'homme Unidimensionnel: Essai Sur L'idéologie De La Société Industrielle Avancée
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An Essay on Liberation, A Study on Authority, Counterrevolution and Revolt, One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society, Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory, Eros and Civilization: A Philosophical Inquiry into Freud, The Essential Marcuse: Selected Writings, The Aesthetic Dimension: Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics, Negations: Essays in Critical Theory, A Critique of Pure Tolerance
Developing a concept briefly introduced in i Counterrevolution and Revolt i Marcuse here addresses the shortcomings of Marxist aesthetic theory and explores a dialectical aesthetic in which art functions as the conscience of society Marcuse argues that art is the only form or expression that can take up where religion and philosophy fail and contends that aesthetics offers the last refuge for two dimensional criticism in a one dimensional society, i The Essential Marcuse i provides an overview of Herbert Marcuse s political and philosophical writing over four decades with excerpts from his major books as well as essays from various academic journals The most influential radical philosopher of the s Marcuse s writings are noteworthy for their uncompromising opposition to both capitalism and communism His words are as relevant to today s society as they were at the time they were written, Originally published in One Dimensional Man quickly became one of the most important texts in the ensuing decade of radical political change This second edition newly introduced by Marcuse scholar Douglas Kellner presents Marcuse s best selling work to another generation of readers in the context of contemporary events, Foreword br Beyond tolerance by Robert P Wolff br Tolerance amp the scientific outlook by Barrington Moore br Repressive tolerance by Herbert Marcuse