[ mahr-koo-zuh ]
/ mɑrˈku zə /
Herbert, 1898–1979, U.S. political and social philosopher, born in Germany.
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Ideas express the implicit will of the human being to externalize them (what Marcuse called "the imperative quality" of thought).The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
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/ (mɑːˈkuːzə) /
Herbert. 1898–1979, US philosopher, born in Germany. In his later works he analysed the situation of man under monopoly capitalism and the dehumanizing effects of modern technology. His works include Eros and Civilization (1958) and One Dimensional Man (1964)
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