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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 300 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 08/10/1987
- Category: Western philosophy, from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9780415186636