The Aesthetic Dimension: Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics (German: Die Permanenz der Kunst: Wider eine bestimmte marxistische Ästhetik) is a 1977 book on aesthetics by the philosopher Herbert Marcuse, in which the author provides an account of modern art's political implications and relationship with society at large.
- Herbert Marcuse
- Die Permanenz der Kunst: Wider eine bestimmte marxistische Ästhetik
Start your review of The Aesthetic Dimension: Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics. Write a review. Feb 26, 2014 Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing. In his book Eros and Civilization, Herbert Marcuse outlined his vision of a non-repressive society, where Eros is viewed as a liberating and constructive power and how throughout history we ...
ment. The aesthetic dimension is another interpretation of this, an inter-pretation that dismisses both the inner law of distribution and the law of animmeasurableoutside.Theaestheticdimensionbringsaboutadisman-tling of ethical legality, that is, a dismantling of the ethical complemen-
The aesthetic dimension : toward a critique of Marxist aesthetics. by. Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-1979. Publication date. 1978. Topics. Marx, Karl, 1818-1883 -- Aesthetics, Aesthetics, German -- 19th century, Marx, Karl, 1818-1883, Aesthetics. Publisher.
15. Juni 1979 · The Aesthetic Dimension: Toward A Critique of Marxist Aesthetics. Paperback – June 15, 1979. Developing a concept briefly introduced in Counterrevolution and Revolt, Marcuse here addresses the shortcomings of Marxist aesthetic theory and explores a dialectical aesthetic in which art functions as the conscience of society.
- Herbert Marcuse
- Beacon Press
The Aesthetic Dimension: Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics Communications and culture: Author: Herbert Marcuse: Translated by: Erica Sherover: Edition: reprint, revised: Publisher: Macmillan,...
I have at the beginning of The Aesthetic Dimension outlined what social determination of art I think does indeed prevail: it is, es-sentially, the material, the tradition, the historical horizon under which the writer, the artist, has to work. He cannot ignore it. He lives in a continuum of tradition even when he breaks it. This social