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Eros and Revolution
The Critical Philosophy of Herbert Marcuse
In Eros and Revolution, Javier Castro presents a comprehensive intellectual and political biography of the world-renowned critical theorist Herbert Marcuse
Investigating the origins and development of Herbert Marcuse's dialectical approach vis-à-vis Hegel, Marx, and Freud as well as the central figures of the Frankfurt School, Sethness Castro chronicles the radical philosopher's lifelong activism. Beyond examining Marcuse's revolutionary life and contributions, the author contemplates the philosopher's relevance to contemporary struggles, especially with regard to ecology, feminism, and Anarchism.