Whitehead and Marcuse

  title={Whitehead and Marcuse},
  author={Duston Moore},
  journal={Journal of Classical Sociology},
  pages={108 - 83}
  • Duston Moore
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Classical Sociology
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