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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Marcuse, Herbert 1898-1979. German-born American political philosopher whose works of social criticism include Eros and Civilization (1955) and One-Dimensional Man (1964).

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  • n. United States political philosopher (born in Germany) concerned about the dehumanizing effects of capitalism and modern technology (1898-1979)

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  • Victim, i was on your side until you called Marcuse a 'shithead' ... surely as a self-proclaimed 'Marxist' you can see the worth in many of the Gramscian concepts presented in one-dimensional man?

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  • The New York Times called Marcuse "the most important philosopher alive."

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  • Did Hitler's ideas lead to the work of such a large body of scholars such as Marcuse, Gramsci, Habermas, Jameson, CLR James, Padmore, Althuser, Benjamin,

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  • There's something there that is expressive of an idea such as Marcuse's "great refusal."

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  • Marcuse would tell us today that -- as much as May '68 -- the French October 2010, in its refusal of the misery, normality, violence and lack of democracy of turbo-charged capitalism, was a "diagnosis of the future."

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  • Where's the late, great Herbert Marcuse when you need him?

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  • Marcuse defined '68 as a total protest against specific wrongs, and at the same time a protest against a complete system of values, a protest against the society of the one-dimensional man.

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  • I use the theoretical framework taught to me by anti-racism activist Ricky Sherover-Marcuse.

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  • (The people responsible for my being able to articulate this statement are far too numerous to mention, but in particular at this moment, I want to thank Ricky Sherover-Marcuse who invented "intersectionality" as an activism tool before it was taken over by the academy; the revolutionary poetic voice of Judy Grahn; and the writing of Denise Thompson and her choice to define feminism.)

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  • A detailed study of utopias and the psychology of their inventors from Thomas More through Herbert Marcuse.

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