Towards a Critical Theory of Society

Towards a Critical Theory of Society

by Herbert Marcuse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415137810

ISBN-13: 9780415137812

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This second volume of Marcuse's collected papers includes unpublished manuscripts from the late 1960s and early 1970s, such as Beyond One-Dimensional Man, Cultural Revolution and The Historical Fate of Bourgeois Democracy, as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

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This second volume of Marcuse's collected papers includes unpublished manuscripts from the late 1960s and early 1970s, such as Beyond One-Dimensional Man, Cultural Revolution and The Historical Fate of Bourgeois Democracy, as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 individual, and prospects for social change in contemporary society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415137812
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
Herbert Marcuse: Collected Papers Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Herbert Marcuse and the Vicissitudes of Critical Theory1
IThe Problem of Social Change in the Technological Society35
IIThe Individual in the Great Society59
IIIThe Containment of Social Change in Industrial Society81
IVPolitical Preface to Eros and Civilization, 196695
VBeyond One-Dimensional Man107
VICultural Revolution121
VIIThe Historical Fate of Bourgeois Democracy163
VIIIWatergate: When Law and Morality Stand in the Way187
IXA Revolution in Values193
XLetters203
Herbert Marcuse to Leo Lowenthal, March 26, 1995207
Herbert Marcuse to Leo Lowenthal, September 9, 1955208
Herbert Marcuse to Leo Lowenthal, February 16, 1961209
Leo Lowenthal to Richard Popkin, March 31, 1964210
Herbert Marcuse to T. W. Adorno, January 24, 1960212
Max Horkheimer and T. W. Adorno to Herbert Marcuse, February 12, 1960213
Herbert Marcuse to T. W. Adorno215
Herbert Marcuse to Max Horkheimer and T. W. Adorno (unsent letter)216
Herbert Marcuse to Raya Dunayevskaya, August 8, 1960219
Raya Dunayevskaya to Herbert Marcuse, August 16, 1960220
Herbert Marcuse to Raya Dunayevskaya, August 24, 1960226
Frederick Pollock to Herbert Marcuse, December 8, 1960227
Memorandum: Herbert Marcuse and Frederick Pollock, November 10, 1960228
Afterword: The Different Rhythms of Philosophy and Politics for Herbert Marcuse on his 100th Birthday231
Index239

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