Reason and Revolution Today: The New Sensibility
Reason and Revolution Today: The New Sensibility
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Reason and Revolution Today: The New Sensibility

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New School Adult Division Event Recordings

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Physical Audio
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1/4 inch audio tape
This audio recording is the second of three lectures given at The New School on the subject of political revolution by Dr. Herbert Marcuse. Marcuse begins the lecture at 3:18, discussing the character and sensibility of the people who will lead the way toward global revolution. Marcuse elaborates Karl Marx's concept of emancipation of the senses, and details changes in sexual liberation, human cooperation, and new relations between humans and nature which he believes will characterize the revolution against established society. Marcuse concludes at 54:15, and the floor is opened to questions, the topics of which include: drug culture, Marcuse's concept of "desublimation," the potential for near-term revolution, mass media, and further elaboration on the emancipation of the senses.
October 22 1970
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New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (producer)
Lester C. Singer (speaker)
Herbert Marcuse (speaker)
Herbert Marcuse 70/2-2/ Lecture #2 The New Sensibility/ October 22, 1970 (container)
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