Herbert Marcuse(1898-1979) was born in Berlin and educated at the universities of Berlin and Freiburg. He fled Germany in 1933 and arrived in the United States in 1934. Marcuse taught at Columbia, Harvard, Brandeis, and the University of California, San Diego, where he met Andrew Feenberg and William Leiss as graduate students. He is the author of numerous books, includingOne-Dimensional ManandEros and Civilization.
Marcuse shows himself to be one of the most radical and forceful thinkers of this time. --The Nation