Marcuse's Challenge to Education

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jan 16, 2009 - Education - 257 pages
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Marcuse’s Challenge to Education, a collection of unpublished lecture notes by the thinker himself as well as essays by scholars who have explicated his theories, examines Herbert Marcuse’s ground-breaking critique of education as well as his own pedagogical alternatives. Edited by Douglas Kellner, this compilation provides an overview of the various themes of Marcuse’s challenges to traditional education and connections with ideas of other radical thinkers ranging from Bloch and Freire to Freud andLacan.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Lecture on Education Brooklyn College 1968
33
Lecture on Higher Education and Politics Berkeley 1975
39
Biopower Play and Experience in Education
45
Thanatos and Civilization Lacan Marcuse and the Death Drive
59
For a Marcusian Ecopedagogy
79
Moving from Critique to Hope Critical Interventions from Marcuse to Freire
103
The Dialectic of Tolerance and Intolerance in the Ethics of Caring
117
Herbert Marcuse Critical Race Theory and Multicultural Education Transformative Educational Practices
159
Critical Theory and Information Studies A Marcusian Infusion
181
Toward a Critical Legal Pedagogy Using Herbert Marcuse to Examine and Reform Legal Education
193
Herbert Marcuse and the New Culture Wars Campus Codes Hate Speech and the Critique of Pure Tolerance
213
Herbert Marcuse and the Humanities Emancipatory Education vs Predatory Capitalism
229
Index
251
About the Editors and Contributors
255
Copyright

Democratizing Science and Technology with Marcuse and Latour
131

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Douglas Kellner is the George F. Kneller Chair in the philosophy of education at UCLA and author of numerous books.

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