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Eros And Civilization

Author : Herbert Marcuse
ISBN : 9780807096956
Genre : Psychology
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"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 New York Times
Category: Psychology

Idleness

Author : Brian O'Connor
ISBN : 9780691167527
Genre : Philosophy
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The first book to challenge modern philosophy’s case against idleness, revealing why the idle state is one of true freedom For millennia, idleness and laziness have been regarded as vices. We're all expected to work to survive and get ahead, and devoting energy to anything but labor and self-improvement can seem like a luxury or a moral failure. Far from questioning this conventional wisdom, modern philosophers have worked hard to develop new reasons to denigrate idleness. In Idleness, the first book to challenge modern philosophy's portrayal of inactivity, Brian O'Connor argues that the case against an indifference to work and effort is flawed--and that idle aimlessness may instead allow for the highest form of freedom. Idleness explores how some of the most influential modern philosophers drew a direct connection between making the most of our humanity and avoiding laziness. Idleness was dismissed as contrary to the need people have to become autonomous and make whole, integrated beings of themselves (Kant); to be useful (Kant and Hegel); to accept communal norms (Hegel); to contribute to the social good by working (Marx); and to avoid boredom (Schopenhauer and de Beauvoir). O'Connor throws doubt on all these arguments, presenting a sympathetic vision of the inactive and unserious that draws on more productive ideas about idleness, from ancient Greece through Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, Schiller and Marcuse's thoughts about the importance of play, and recent critiques of the cult of work. A thought-provoking reconsideration of productivity for the twenty-first century, Idleness shows that, from now on, no theory of what it means to have a free mind can exclude idleness from the conversation.
Category: Philosophy

Argument And Social Practice

Author : J. Robert Cox
ISBN : IND:39000016001724
Genre : Debates and debating
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Category: Debates and debating

Eros And Revolution

Author : Javier Sethness Castro
ISBN : 9789004308701
Genre : Social Science
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In Eros and Revolution, Javier Sethness Castro presents a comprehensive intellectual and political biography of the critical theorist Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979), investigating the Hegelian-Marxist, Romantic, existentialist, social-psychological, and anti-authoritarian dimensions of his thought, as well as his contemporary relevance.
Category: Social Science

Herbert Marcuse And The Crisis Of Marxism

Author : Douglas Kellner
ISBN : 0520051769
Genre : Political Science
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This book provides a critical overview of the entirety of Marcuse s work and discusses his enduring importance. Kellner had extensive interviews with Marcuse and provides hitherto unknown information about his road to Marxism, his relations with Heidegger and Existentialism, his involvement with the Frankfurt School, and his reasons for appropriating Freud in the 1950s. In addition Kellner provides a novel interpretation of the genesis and structure of Marcuse s theory of one-dimensional society, of the development of his political theory, and of the role of aesthetics in his critical theory."
Category: Political Science

Telos

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105072060119
Genre : Social sciences
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Category: Social sciences

Social Text

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ISBN : UOM:39015081876511
Genre : Culture
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Category: Culture

A Life Of Philosophy

Author : Emerita Quito
ISBN : 9711180820
Genre : Festschriften
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Category: Festschriften

Towards A Critical Theory Of Society

Author : Herbert Marcuse
ISBN : 9781136859977
Genre : Philosophy
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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.
Category: Philosophy

Political Philosophy As Therapy

Author : Gertrude A. Steuernagel
ISBN : UOM:39015002399809
Genre : Philosophy
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A Christmas Carol: Scrooge in Bethlehem is an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ 19th-centruy English story, A Christmas Carol. In this merry adaptation Scrooge is the Bethlehem Innkeeper who refuses shelter to Mary and Joseph on that first Christmas night. His front desk clerk, Bob Cratchit, comes to their aid while Scrooge sleeps alone in his dark room in the inn. When God sends an angel with the Light of Salvation to Scrooge, the wretched man is forced to search his soul. Gradually he realizes that he has traded his soul for money. His final redemption reflects the promise of salvation for all, both poor and rich, in the birth of Emmanuel, God with us.
Category: Philosophy

Eros And Freedom In Southern Life And Thought

Author : Earl E. Thorpe
ISBN : UVA:X000037161
Genre : History
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The time frame is 19th century to the opening of the Civil War and the question the author attempts to elucidate is What is the nature of Southern culture and Negro$white relations? The perspective from which an answer is attempted is sometimes that of psychoanalysis.
Category: History

Marcuse

Author : John Bokina
ISBN : UOM:39015032442082
Genre : Philosophy
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Brings back to center stage one of the most celebrated and controversial philosophers of the turbulent 1960s. Fifteen leading Marcuse scholars assess the philosopher's ideas in the radically different theoretical and political contexts of the 1990s.
Category: Philosophy

One Dimensional Man

Author : Herbert Marcuse
ISBN : 9780807095362
Genre : Political Science
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Originally published in 1964, 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. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Political Science

Partisan Review

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ISBN : UOM:39076000264049
Genre : Literature
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Category: Literature