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Serbian Political Thought

The Political Role of Technology


Author analyses the (political) role of technology in Marcuse’s works. Con­trary to critics’ claims author demonstrates that Marcuse already in his early works perceived technology as a new protagonist of historical process. Author then follows in detail how Marcuse developed and elaborated this idea. In the end author proposes term “technoaesthetics” as a notion which describes new aesthetic society that Marcuse envisions.

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PERIODIKA Serbian Political Thought 1/2017 UDC 141.319.8 Marcuse H 111-130