In episode 1 of 4 on Herbert Marcuse’s “One-Dimensional Man,” we provide a short biography of Marcuse, discuss the historical context of this book, introduce the two main theses, explain what Marcuse means by “technology,” and discuss how advanced industrial society is totalitarian.
Read our essay on One-Dimensional Man here: https://medium.com/revolution-and-ideology/on-herbert-marcuses-one-dimensional-man-9dea4672fa89
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Marcuse’s essay “Some Social Implications of Modern Technology”: https://courses.cs.washington.edu/courses/cse490e/19wi/readings/marcuse_social_implications_1941.pdf