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Eros and civilization a philosophical inquiry into Freud. by Herbert Marcuse

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Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English


  • Freud, Sigmund, -- 1856-1939

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Number of Pages277
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Oct 28,  · Eros and Civilization Paperback – December, by Herbert Marcuse (Author)/5(14). About Eros and Civilization “A philosophical critique of psychoanalysis that takes psychoanalysis seriously but not as unchallengeable dogma The most significant general treatment of psychoanalytic theory since Freud himself ceased publication.”—Clyde Kluckhohn, The . He fled Germany in and arrived in the United States in Marcuse taught at Columbia, Harvard, Brandeis, and the University of California, San Diego, where he met Andrew Feenberg and William Leiss as graduate students. He is the author of numerous books, including One-Dimensional Man and Eros and Civilization.4/5(2). The book is based on documentary and biographical materials that have only recently become available. As the narrative follows the Institute for Social Research from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva, New York, and Los Angeles, and then back to Frankfurt, Wiggershaus continually ties the evolution of the school to the changing intellectual and political contexts in which it operated.

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The Dialectic of Civilization Need for strengthened defense against destruction Civilization's demand for sublimation (desexualization) Weakening of Eros (life instinct); release of destructiveness Progress in productivity and progress in domination Intensified controls in industrial civilization. Aug 07,  · Eros and Civilization: A Philosophical Inquiry into Freud and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more Arts & Photography/5(3). You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Eros and Civilization (2nd ed.) by Herbert Marcuse. In this classic work, Herbert Marcuse takes as his starting point Freud's statement that civilization is based on the permanent subjugation of the human instincts, his reconstruction of the prehistory of mankind - to an interpretation of the basic trends of western civilization, stressing the philosophical and sociological implications.