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Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

I'm not sure how some of the chapters were relevant to Marcuse's primary arguments (if they even were), but his work overall is an excellent philosophical treatise which developed my interest in the Marxist perspective. Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

It's the post war boom and the working class seems to be content with their suburban houses and their TV sets. Nobody is talking about revolution anymore and looking at the state of the USSR, the ... Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - Philip - Goodreads

Ideological Consumerism: Contemporary Reflections on One Dimensional Man by Herbert Marcuse Over fifty years ago the Marxist philosopher Herbert Marcuse published the book that made his name, One ... Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - Myles - Goodreads

(4.4/5.0) Hardcore Frankfurt School dialectics and your typical, unsupported abstractions make this one relevant to contemporary society's relationship with technology, but it fails to thoroughly ... Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - Roberto Suarez - Goodreads

It is the standard of living revolved around a highly developed industrialized society that enslaves mankind to an illusion of materialized happiness. Marcuse states that “Our society distinguishes ... Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - 1.1 - Goodreads

"This society turns everything it touches into a potential source of progress and of exploitation, of drudgery and satisfaction, of freedom and of oppression." Wow. Few things I've read in the past 12 ... Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - Little Joe - Goodreads

Marx got it wrong Minorities and machines will topple capital Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - Edward - Goodreads

I had read this book in my twenties. Unfortunately, I didn't ponder it enough at the time. I wonder now, how much Marcuse was inspired by Heidegger's later thought, or visa-verse. I read Heidegger ... Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Marcuse argues that contemporary relations of production have created a series of false needs which capitalist relations themselves can meet. For this reason, those oppressed by capitalist relations ... Read full review

Review: One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

User Review  - Kara Abd - Goodreads

Helps you think outside the box. Read full review


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