Great philosophers · philosophy · political philosophy · Political Theory · politics · Socialism

Conformity of our times. One- Dimensional Man by Herbert Marcuse

“A comfortable, smooth, reasonable, democratic unfreedom prevails in advanced industrial civilization, a token of technical progress” (Marcuse, 1991: 3) One- Dimensional Man by Herbert Marcuse is one of my favourite books offering powerful critique of growing conformity, new modes of domination and social control. In particular, Part I One- Dimensional Society gives very good perspective… Continue reading Conformity of our times. One- Dimensional Man by Herbert Marcuse

autobiography · nonfiction

Child of the Revolution by Wolfgang Leonhard. One of the most interesting political autobiographies

Child of the Revolution by Wolfgang Leonhard, came to my life unexpectedly and became one of my favorite books ever. Probably the best memoir about life under communist regime. Since early childhood, Wolfgang Leonhard was exposed to Marxist ideology. His mother was a member of communist party, and introduced her son to the system. When… Continue reading Child of the Revolution by Wolfgang Leonhard. One of the most interesting political autobiographies