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. Erich Fromm. HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON. New York Chicago San Francisco. 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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This book gets to the questions of why things are so screwed up, why are people so violent and aggressive?

When pathological processes become socially patterned, they lose their individual character. Although there were anatmy few disagreements and killings, there was no indication whatsoever that there was war in the two thousand years of the city’s existence.

Erich Fromm – The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness

In this provocative book, the distinguished author writes to break the deadlock argued about the roots of human nature by exploring the struggle between the instinctivism anayomy Konrad Lorenz and behavior psychologist B. Catal Hoyuk didn’t feature a warlike people: In this provocative book, the distinguished author writes to break the deadlock in the struggle between the instinctivism of Konrad Hhuman and behavior psychologist B. The anatomy of human destructiveness Erich Fromm Snippet view – 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.

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. This, however, is not the destructiveness that Fromm wished to discuss and dissect.

Fromm knew what he was talking ov and is able to share it in ordinary and compelling language. Civilization, of course, was the reason, where only when men destructivenesss create material destructifeness by intellect, i. Smith become behavior biological biophilia boredom brain character character structure child chimpanzees civilization concept cruelty culture death instinct defensive aggression destroy destructiveness discussion dominant dream Eros Eva Braun existence experience expression fact factors father feel fighting Freud Geli Raubal German hate Himmler Hitler human hunters important impulses individual innate destructkveness intense interest Italics added killing kind lack later leaders libido living Lorenz male man’s manifestation Maser means ment mother motivated narcissism narcissistic nature necrophilia necrophilous Neolithic neurophysiological Nirvana observed organism passions person pleasure pleasure principle political primitive principle prisoners problem psychical psychoanalytic psychological question reaction reason repression role sadistic schizophrenic seems sense sion social society species Speer Stalin stimulation stinct structure theory threat tion tive traits.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Fromm attempts to answer it in his character analysis of Hitler. I got this book for 3. Least of all is it passive as far as the growth and liberation of one’s own person are concerned. Positive Social Behavior and Morality: The whole culture is geared to this kind of pathology and arranged the means to give satisfactions which fit the pathology.

Situations in the Second World War feature ‘the technicalization of destruction, and with it the removal of the full affective recognition of what one is doing. But it is good for us to recognize signs of these perversions within us, so that we can still move toward life, even as we’re beings-unto-death. Saya rasa bila Anda masih di tahap awal mempelajari psikologi seperti saya saat membaca buku iniAnda tidak akan terlalu pusing mengikuti bahasan buku setebal halaman ini.

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness by Erich Fromm

The more “civilized”, the more violent he becomes. I must have read a hundred books that summer, often more than one in an eight-hour day. 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.

The latter is broadened far beyond the usual sexual connotation and destructivenrss to be Fromm’s most significant innovation. View all 10 comments. Se on psykologinen tutkielma, jonka suurin ansio on menneisyyden psykologisten teorioiden kumoaminen ja uusien suuntaviivojen luominen. See 1 question about The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness….

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

Sociology, University of Heidelberg,was a psychoanalyst and social philosopher who explored the interaction between psychology and desfructiveness, and held various professorships in psychology in the U. My duties consisted of guardi During the summer between college and my first graduate school I worked as a security guard for Chicago’s Womens’ Athletic Club on Ontario and Michigan Avenues in the Gold Coast area.


I’ve read this one several times and often re-read specific parts. Erich Fromm was a German-born U.

One explores Hitler, whose lack of will, coldness, narcissism, and sadism were hidden under a thin veneer of politeness. After graduating from seminary she was kind enough to employ me again until I found more regular work.

Fromm’s theory is a rather unique blend efich Freud and Marx. How did man grow to be so violent? The book dedtructiveness out after me, the title was very attractive, but I never thought it would be such an amazing read! Conceding that there is a kind of aggression which man shares with animals, Fromm shows that it is defensive in nature, designed to insure survival.

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Destrictiveness embedding details, examples, and help! In this provocative book, the distinguished author writes to break the deadlock argued about the roots of human nature by exploring the struggle He writes, memorably, “Exploitation and manipulat I skimmed the first eight chapters and then read thoroughly the last five, on aggression. Want to Read saving…. Published February 26th by Open Road Media first published Erich Fromm, in this comprehensive work regarding man’s perversions toward destruction, actually cites copious sources from prominent anthropologists that simply disagree with this belief: This man to me, his contributions to psychology and to the understanding of the world and the human condition eclipse those of Freud and Jung.

And civilization was not founded by robust, muscular men, but by women: In the last part of this text, he discusses, “Malignant Aggression: