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Eros and civilization : a philosophical inquiry into Freud

@inproceedings{Marcuse1961ErosAC,
  title={Eros and civilization : a philosophical inquiry into Freud},
  author={H. Marcuse},
  year={1961}
}
In this classic work, Herbert Marcuse takes as his starting point Freud's statement that civilization is based on the permanent subjugation of the human instincts, his reconstruction of the prehistory of mankind - to an interpretation of the basic trends of western civilization, stressing the philosophical and sociological implications.