Marcuse is a surname, and may refer to:

In philosophy:

  • Herbert Marcuse (1898–1979), German-American Marxist philosopher and prominent member of the Frankfurt School
  • Ludwig Marcuse (1894–1971), Jewish German philosopher

In other fields:

  • Max Marcuse (1877–1963), German dermatologist and sexologist
  • Peter Marcuse, professor emeritus of Urban Planning at Columbia University; son of Herbert Marcuse
  • Harold Marcuse (born 1957), professor of modern German history at the University of California, Santa Barbara; grandson of Herbert Marcuse
  • Irene Marcuse, American novelist; granddaughter of Herbert Marcuse
  • Gary Marcuse, Canadian documentary filmmaker
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Other articles related to "marcuse":

The Aesthetic Dimension - Summary
... Aesthetic Dimension (not to be confused with a chapter from Marcuse's Eros and Civilization of the same name) is a response to previous writings within critical ... Marcuse rejects Benjamin's call in "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" for the politicization (i.e ... Like both Benjamin and Adorno, Marcuse feels that art promises resistance to societal repression, and that a cultural revolution is necessarily connected to a political and/or social ...
Max Marcuse
... Max Marcuse (April 14, 1877, Berlin – June 24, 1963, Tel Aviv) was a Jewish-German dermatologist and sexologist ... Marcuse immigrated to Palestine in 1933, following the Nazi rise to power ... Several of Marcuse's unpublished writings are being preserved at the Kinsey Institute ...
The Aesthetic Dimension
... is a 1977 book about aesthetics by philosopher Herbert Marcuse ... It explicates Marcuse's account of modern art's political implications and relationship with society at large ... It is the final major work by Marcuse, best known as a founding member of the Frankfurt School ...
Life Against Death - Background
... was in classical studies, became interested in psychoanalysis because of the influence of Marcuse, a philosopher associated with the Institute for Social Research based in Frankfurt ... Marcuse had little direct concern with Freud while in Frankfurt, but devoted more attention to psychoanalysis in the 1950s, and in 1953 suggested to ... Brown also paid homage to Marcuse's Eros and Civilization, "the first book, after Wilhelm Reich's ill-fated adventures, to reopen the possibility of the abolition of ...

Famous quotes containing the word marcuse:

    The web of domination has become the web of Reason itself, and this society is fatally entangled in it.
    —Herbert Marcuse (1898–1979)

    The people recognize themselves in their commodities; they find their soul in their automobile, hi-fi set, split-level home, kitchen equipment.
    —Herbert Marcuse (1898–1979)

    If mass communications blend together harmoniously, and often unnoticeably, art, politics, religion, and philosophy with commercials, they bring these realms of culture to their common denominator—the commodity form. The music of the soul is also the music of salesmanship. Exchange value, not truth value, counts.
    —Herbert Marcuse (1898–1979)