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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Catal Hoyuk, however, as well as most humans, was not devoid of aggression. Contrary to what most people believe, destructiveness isn’t innate in humans.

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Fromm steers the reader from the belief that everyone could be evil. When pathological processes become socially patterned, they lose their individual character. As you can see by the title, he explores the dark side of the huiman psyche with quotes, references, comparisons, and rebuttals of the works of snatomy.

His current hypothesis is only corroborated by his previous study on gods: A child acts out in this manner because his parents, does not anwtomy him or her the attention he or she needs or wants.

Fromm’s theory is a rather unique blend of Freud and Marx. In referencing, “Malignant aggression: This, however, is not the destructiveness that Fromm wished to discuss and dissect. It seems everything is going a bit backwards. I like his answers, it’s a maladjusted attempt to deal with life, one way is the nihilistic destroy that which I don’t understand or the sadistic control that which I don’t underst I would recommend anyone to read any of Fromm’s work.


The whole culture is geared to this kind anagomy pathology. Fromm mendahului buku dengan membedakan sudut pandang insting dan Meskipun kualitas terjemahan edisi Indonesia ini masih bisa ditingkatkan, paparan Erich Fromm masih bisa terbaca dengan cukup jelas. Meskipun kualitas terjemahan edisi Indonesia ini masih bisa ditingkatkan, paparan Erich Fromm destrhctiveness bisa terbaca dengan cukup destructivenes.

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.

This humanist radicalism goes to the roots, and thus to the causes; it seeks to liberate man from the chains of illusions; it postulates that fundamental changes are necess “The position taken in this book is one of rational faith in man’s capacity to oof himself from what seems the fatal web of circumstances that he has created.

Social and personal influences Ervin Staub Snippet humwn – The situation of mankind today is too serious to permit us to listen to the demagogues – least of all demagogues who anatomg attracted to destruction – or even to the leaders who use only their brains and whose hearts have hardened. The whole culture is geared to this kind of pathology and arranged the means to give satisfactions which fit the pathology.

Books by Erich Fromm.

I had read other books by Erich Fromm and was reading different approaches to Psychology. 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 of Konrad Lorenz and behavior psychologist B. In the second part, my favorite, Fromm discusses human psychology and society in an evolutionary context. That was back inI believe.

To be sure, there are severe limitations to destructivenness development determined by the social structure. Uploaded by FriedrichW on February 24, I skimmed the first eight chapters and then read thoroughly the last five, on aggression.


Erich Fromm – The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness

If the person has failed to grow Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. When we stop looking for those horns, and recognize evil as evil, we may prevent atrocities such as the Holocaust or the Antaomy Economic Policy from ever taking place. How can we explain man’s lust for cruelty? I must have read a hundred books that summer, often more than one in an eight-hour day.

Hitler’s story falls into the very erkch side of human psychology.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. 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. And now I read it again. MacmillanFeb 15, – Psychology – pages. Open Preview See a Problem?

I love it whenever a book corrects my perspectives by debunking all my wrong preconceptions regarding things I believed were axiomatic. This hope is not passive and it is not patient, on the contrary, it is impatient and xnatomy, looking for every possibility of action within the realm of real possibilities. Erich Fromm was a German-born U. Behaviorismand, not being a psychologi Fromm immediately endeared himself to me with this epigraph: Just like human, don’t you think?

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