Reason and Revolution

Hegel and the rise of social theory

Paperback, 452 pages

English language

Published June 17, 1986 by Routledge.


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Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory (1941; second edition 1954) is a book by the philosopher Herbert Marcuse, in which the author discusses the social theories of the philosophers Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and Karl Marx. Marcuse reinterprets Hegel, with the aim of demonstrating that Hegel's basic concepts are hostile to the tendencies that led to fascism.

The book has received praise as an important discussion of Hegel and Marx.

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  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present
  • Sociology
  • Contributions in sociology
  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich
  • Positivism
  • Germany
  • History
  • Methodology
  • Dialectic