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The Aesthetic Dimension

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Developing a concept briefly introduced in Counterrevolution and Revolt, Marcuse here addresses the shortcomings of Marxist aesthetic theory and explores a dialectical aesthetic in which art functions as the conscience of society. Marcuse argues that art is the only form or expression that can take up where religion and philosophy fail and contends that aesthetics offers the last refuge for two-dimensional criticism in a one-dimensional society.

About the Author

Best known as author of One-Dimensional Man and Eros and Civilization, Herbert Marcuse (1896-1979) was a founder of the Frankfurt School of critical theory. He was until his reitrement professor of philosophy as the University of California, San Diego.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807015193
Author:
Marcuse, Herbert
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
June 1979
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
108
Dimensions:
7.97x5.22x.28 in. .31 lbs.

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