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  • He had been teaching in America and had been struck by the enthusiasm of students for the ideas of new intellectual figures such as Herbert Marcuse, Noam Chomsky and Claude Lévi-Strauss.

    Sir Frank Kermode obituary

  • In the twentieth century members of the Frankfurt School, such as Herbert Marcuse in his book

    Wilhelm von Humboldt

  • Famous leftists such as Herbert Marcuse and N.O. Brown taught that Western civilization was false, oppressive and inauthentic.

    Plato, Goedel, Herbert Marcuse and N.O. Brown

  • Wolff cites his venerable teachers in Germany notably Karl Mannheim along with contemporary fellow-travelers such as Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm, Erik Erikson and Norman O.

    Surrender (and Catch)

  • Now interestingly, Freud was immediately seized upon by the Marxist left as an adjunct to their diagnosis of human alienation, especially in the 1950’s and 1960’s, in the form of very popular (but now completely irrelevant thinkers such as Herbert Marcuse (e.g.

    Repression and civilization

  • Liberal Fascism ", laid the groundwork for the equally morally insane preachments proclaimed decades later by Marxist Frankfurt School intellectuals such as Herbert Marcuse in the 1960s -

    The Reality Check

  • The media and its signs inform the "manufacturing of consent" for Noam Chomsky, the mediated message of Marshall McLuhan, the moralism of photography for Susan Sontag, the post-industrial labor of Herbert Marcuse, the media-driven mythologies of Roland Barthes.

    G. Roger Denson: You Say You Want a Revolution. Well You Know, Art Can Cure You of That

  • Stuart Hughes, a Harvard professor of history, and Herbert Marcuse, a Brandeis professor of philosophy—came forward and raised serious doubts about some of the key testimony in the trial concerning information about the atom bomb project, which Soblen was accused of passing on to the Soviet Union.

    A Covert Affair

  • In two much-discussed short books, Alasdair Macintyre on Herbert Marcuse and George Lichtheim on Georg Lukács, the authors engaged the philosophers with both sympathy and searing skepticism.

    Lyrical Leftist, Dogged Idealist

  • Sure, we have free elections, but as Herbert Marcuse observed, "Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves."

    Iris Erlingsdottir: Is Iceland a Totalitarian State?


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