postmodernism

Herbert Marcuse and the Left’s Endless Campaign Against Western ‘Repression’

Herbert Marcuse and the Left’s Endless Campaign Against Western ‘Repression’

The Frankfurt School of social theory began about a century ago, in the Weimar Republic. It consisted in the main of a group of rather anti-capitalist, Marxist-light gentlemen who embraced oikophobia (the hatred or dislike of one’s own cultural home), and who were understandably disillusioned by the carnage of

Benedict Beckeld
Benedict Beckeld
8 min read
postmodernism
Quillette's Best on Critical Social Justice

Quillette's Best on Critical Social Justice

Wilfrid Laurier and the Creep of Critical Theory | Uri Harris “We’re moving away from the multidimensional, bottom-up approach to discourse that has characterised and helped shape Western societies, and towards a singular, top-down approach that more resembles how Western societies looked before the Enlightenment.” The Stifling Uniformity of Literary

Quillette
Quillette
3 min read
social justice