Herbert Marcuse

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Herbert Marcuse (July 19, 1898 – July 29, 1979) was a German philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory.



  • Hegels Ontologie und die Grundlegung einer Theorie der Geschichtlichtkeit, Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 1932; 2nd ed. as Hegels Ontologie und die Theorie der Geschichtlichtkeit, Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 1968; 3rd ed., 1975; Suhrkamp, 1989. (German). University of Freiburg Habilitation.
    • Ontología de Hegel y teoría de la historicidad, Barcelona: Martínez Roca, 1970. (Spanish)
    • L'ontologie de Hegel et la théorie de l'historicité, trans. G. Raulet and H.A. Baatsch, Paris: Minuit, 1972, 342 pp. (French)
    • Hegel's Ontology and Theory of Historicity, trans. Seyla Benhabib, MIT Press, 1987.
  • Reason and Revolution: An Introduction to the Dialectical Thinking of Hegel and Marx, Oxford University Press, 1941, 431 pp; 2nd ed. as Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1955; Boston: Beacon Press, 1960; New York: Humanities Press 1963; 1989; 1999.
  • Eros and Civilization: A Philosophical Inquiry into Freud, Boston: Beacon Press, 1955; Routledge, 1998. [1]
  • Soviet Marxism: A Critical Analysis, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1958; Columbia University Press, 1958; 1985.
    • El marxismo soviético, trans. Juan M. de la Vega, Madrid: Alianza, 1969; 2nd ed., 1969; 3rd ed., 1971; 4th ed., 1975. (Spanish)
    • Le marxisme soviétique: essai d'analyse critique, trans. Bernard Cazes, Paris: Gallimard, 1971, 378 pp. (French)
    • Die Gesellschaftslehre des sowjetischen Marxismus, Darmstadt/Neuwied: Luchterhand, 1974. (German)
  • One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964, 260 pp; 2nd ed., Routledge, 1991; 1994; 1999; 2002; 2006; 2007.
  • with Robert Paul Wolff and Barrington Moore, Jr., A Critique of Pure Tolerance, Boston: Beacon Press, 1965, 123 pp.
  • Kultur und Gesellschaft 1, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1965; 12th ed., 1975; Kultur und Gesellschaft 2, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1965; 10th ed., 1979. (German)
    • Ética de la revolución, Madrid: Taurus, 1969; 2nd ed., 1970; 3rd ed., 1970. (Spanish)
    • Culture et société, trans. Gérard Billy, Daniel Bresson, and Jean-Baptiste Grasset, Paris: Minuit, 1970, 391 pp. (French)
    • Cultura y sociedad, Buenos Aires: Sur, 1978. (Spanish). Contains a selection of 4 articles from the 2 German vols.
  • Negations: Essays in Critical Theory, trans. Jeremy J. Shapiro, London: Penguin, 1968; Boston: Beacon, 1969; London: Free Association, 1988; MayFlyBooks, 2009.
  • Psychoanalyse und Politik, Frankfurt am Main: Europäische Verlagsanstalt, 1968; 6th ed., 1980. (German)
    • Psicoanálisis y política, Barcelona: Península, 1968; 1969; 1973. (Spanish)
    • Psychoanalýza a politika, Prague: Svoboda, 1970. (Czech)
    • "A noção de progresso à luz da psicanálise", trans. Isabel Loureiro, in Marcuse, Cultura e psicanálise, São Paulo: Paz e Terra, 2001, pp 112-139. (Portuguese)
    • Five Lectures: Psychoanalysis, Politics, and Utopia, trans. Jeremy J. Shapiro and Shierry M. Weber, Boston: Beacon Press, 1970; London: Penguin, 1970. Four of these lectures appear in Psychoanalyse und Politik.
  • Ideen zu einer kritischen Theorie der Gesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1969. (German)
  • Sociedad industrial y el Marxismo, trans. Alberto Jose Massolo, Buenos Aires: Quintinaria, 1969. (Spanish)
  • An Essay on Liberation, Boston: Beacon Press, 1969, 91 pp.
    • Versuch über die Befreiung, trans. Helmut Reinicke and Alfred Schmidt, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1969. (German)
    • Un ensayo sobre la liberación, trans. Juan García Ponce, México: Joaquín Mortiz, 1969, 94 pp. (Spanish)
    • Vers la libération: au-delà de l'homme unidimensionnel, trans. Jean-Baptiste Grasset, Paris: Denoël-Gonthier, 1972, 172 pp. (French)
  • Sociedad carnívora, Buenos Aires: Eco Contemporáneo, 1970. (Spanish)
  • Studies in Critical Philosophy, trans. Joris de Bres, New Left Books, 1972; Boston: Beacon Press, 1973, 227 pp.
  • Counter-Revolution and Revolt, Boston: Beacon Press, 1972, 138 pp.
    • Contre-révolution et révolte, trans. Didier Coste, Paris: Seuil, 1973, 172 pp. (French)
    • Contrarrevolución y revuelta, México: Joaquín Mortiz, 1975. (Spanish)
  • Die Permanenz der Kunst: Wider eine bestimmte marxistische Ästhetik: Ein Essay, Munich: Hanser, 1977, 77 pp. (German)
  • Scrieri filozofice, trans. Ion Herdan, Sorin Vieru and Vasile Dem. Zamfirescu, Bucharest: Politică, 1977. (Romanian)


Most of the talks of Herbert Marcuse have been published in the Collected Papers volumes.

  • "The Movement in a New Era of Repression: An Assessment", Berkeley Journal of Sociology 16 (1971-1972), pp 1-14. Delivered at the University of California on 3 February 1971.
  • "Marxism and Feminism", 1974. Delivered at Stanford U on 7 Mar 1974.
    • "Markiszm i feminizm" [Марксизм и феминизм], trans. Kirill Medvedev (Кирилл Медведев), Slobodnoe marksistskoe izdatelstvo, 2008. Audio. (Russian)
  • "Ecology and the Critique of Modern Society", [1979], Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, 3:3 (1992), pp 29-37. With commentaries by Andrew Feenberg, Joel Kovel, Douglas Kellner and C. Fred Alford (pp 37-48).

Collected writings