The Anatomy of Human. Destructiveness. Erich Fromm. HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON. New York Chicago San Francisco. In a world in which violence in every form seems to be increasing, Erich Fromm has treated this problem with deep perception in the most. The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness has ratings and 63 reviews. Raya راية said: ما دام المرء يعتقد أن الإنسان الشرير يحمل قرنين، فإنه لن يكتشف شر.

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Want to Read saving…. The end pages of Fromm’s analysis of Hitler bear the warning of “the fallacy which prevents people from recognizing potential Hitlers before they have shown their true faces. He started his own clinical practice and joined the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research. A child acts out in this manner because his parents, does not give him or her the attention he or she needs or wants.

I used this book as a reference for many papers that I wrote, it made me love psychology even more. He writes, memorably, “Exploitation and manipulation produce boredom and triviality; they cripple man, and all factors that make man into a psychic cripple turn him also into a sadist or a destroyer.

This ghe an absolutely brilliant book by one of the foremost philosophers of the 20th century. In other words, Freud postulated that our characters were determined by biology. He received a Ph. Books by Erich Fromm. Very occasionally I’d be given some stupid paperwork, but mostly I just read while sitting in an exceptionally uncomfortable chair near the time cards and service elevator and just under the service stairway. Fromm supports his thesis by citing an archaeological study of one of the earliest cities in the world, Og Hoyuk in Turkey, which had thousands of inhabitants at BC.


Stalin is a special kind of sadist; Hitler is a special kind of necrophiliac. The latter is broadened far beyond the usual sexual connotation and seems to be Fromm’s most significant innovation.

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House cat kills anything, while tiger and lion anaromy kill their food. Among the reasons of its lengthy peace is due to the fact that Catal Hoyuk was a matricentric society, and the mother figure is always a figure attached to life, and not death.

Contrary to what most people believe, destructiveness isn’t innate in humans.

Return to Book Page. His analysis of the human condition is anatkmy insightful and inciteful. Fromm’s theory is a rather unique blend of Freud and Marx.

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

How did man grow to be so violent? Refresh and try again. Drawing on findings of neurophysiology, prehistory, anthropology, and animal psychology, Fromm presents a global and historical study of human destructiveness that enables readers to evaluate the data for themselves.

The destructive impulse grew, Fromm argues, with the development of agriculture, the formation of states and hierarchies, and has reached a peak in today’s industrialized societies. Catal Hoyuk, however, as well as most humans, was not devoid of aggression.


The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness by Erich Fromm

Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! Once in a while I would listen to the radio–most memorably for WFMT’s multipart lecture by Erich Fromm on human aggressiveness, a series which led to the purchase of his book on the subject.

I wished to have read a shorter and less theoretical work of his as my first book from him, but this is a masterpiece of thought and analysis. The position at the club was a peach. In referencing, “Malignant aggression: Once this process has been fully established there is no limit to destructiveness because nobody destroys: His current hypothesis is only corroborated by his previous study on gods: And now I read it again. His most popular book, The Art of Loving, was first published in and became an errich bestseller.

Account Options Sign in. Eksposisi Fromm destructiveeness agak panjang di beberapa poin terutama soal penjelasan struktur agresivitas simpanse dan primata sejenisnya. The job had been obtained for me, and others of our friends, by Mike and Aatomy Miley whose mother, Helen, was working as the business manager there. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.