Eros and Civilization
A Philosophical Inquiry Into Freud
ISBN10: 0807015555 ISBN13: 9780807015551 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co (P) Published: Sep 15 1974 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
In this classic work, Herbert Marcuse takes as his starting point Freud's statement that civilization is based on the permanent subjugation of the human instincts, his reconstruction of the prehistory of mankind - to an interpretation of the basic trends of western civilization, stressing the philosophical and sociological implications.