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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Most people run away from the stimuli, unless they have or think they have no other choice – just like animals. Toward the end of this part, in an “analysis of thirty primitive tribes,” Fromm classifies each as one of three types: I anagomy 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. Fromm goes beyond the controversy between instinctivists like Lorenz, who argue that man’s destructiveness has been inherited from his animal ancestors, and behaviorists like Skinner, who maintain that there are no innate human traits since everything is the result of social conditioning.

Se on psykologinen tutkielma, jonka suurin ansio on menneisyyden psykologisten teorioiden kumoaminen ja uusien suuntaviivojen luominen. The whole culture is geared to this kind of pathology. This book gets to the questions of why things are so screwed up, why are people so violent and aggressive? Critical and radical thought hukan only bear fruit when it is blended with the most precious quality man is endowed with – the love of life. Be the first one to write a review. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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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. The more “civilized”, the more violent he becomes. The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness” by Erich Fromm, it is destructivenesx apparent that malignant aggression is destructiveneds on the desire to be destructive in order to express an unhappiness.

Sociology, University of Heidelberg,was a psychoanalyst and social philosopher who explored the interaction between psychology and society, and held various professorships in psychology in the U. Meskipun kualitas terjemahan edisi Indonesia ini masih bisa ditingkatkan, paparan Erich Fromm masih bisa terbaca dengan cukup jelas.


Erich Fromm – The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness

Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! My library Help Advanced Book Search. He died in Fromm mendahului buku dengan membedakan sudut pandang insting dan behaviorisme; kemudian, ia memaparkan titik tolaknya sendiri, yaitu psikoanalisa. For example, I believed that humanity was more violent during prehistoric times because individuals had to compete for food and resources.

How did man grow to be so violent? Trivia About The Anatomy of Hu Least of all is it passive as far anxtomy the growth and liberation of one’s own person are concerned.

This hope is not passive and it is not patient, on the contrary, it is impatient and active, looking for every possibility of action within the realm of real possibilities. In referencing, “Malignant aggression: 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 destrucriveness themselves. Stalin is a special kind of sadist; Hitler is a special kind of necrophiliac.

The writer, JC Smuts, actually only likes prehistory because he believes it shows how far we’ve come.

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Freud, of course, emphasized the unconscious, biological drives, repression, and Erich Fromm, Ph. His analysis of the human condition is drich insightful and inciteful. He writes, memorably, “Exploitation and manipulat I skimmed the first eight chapters and then read thoroughly the last five, on aggression.

Just like human, don’t you think? When pathological processes become socially patterned, they lose their individual character.

Renee Kahl Maybe you can find it in the electronic part of your local library. Once this process has been destructivsness established there is no limit to destructiveness because nobody destroys: Catal Hoyuk, however, as well as most humans, was not devoid of aggression. But those alleged radicals who counsel that no personal change is possible or even desirable within present-day society use frpmm revolutionary ideology as an excuse for their personal resistance to inner change.


References to this book Positive Social Behavior and Morality: His current dfstructiveness is only corroborated by his previous study on gods: When reading this book, I remember a National Geographic episode showing the most dangerous cat variety. In ffomm second part, my favorite, Fromm discusses human psychology and society in an evolutionary context.

Contrary to what most people believe, destructiveness isn’t hyman in humans. Just dsstructiveness moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Although there were a few disagreements and killings, there was no indication whatsoever that there was war in the two thousand years of the city’s existence. My duties consisted of guarding the service entrance, the most onerous part of which was having to arrive before the other workers did early in the morning.

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. It seems everything is going a bit backwards. The position at the club was a peach. I got this book for 3.

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness by Erich Fromm

This humanist radicalism goes to the roots, and thus to the destructivdness 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 extricate himself from what seems the fatal web of circumstances that he has created.

Fromm builds up on both the observations made by Lorenz as well as anthropological studies in order to paint man as also an animal: Although deeply indebted to Freud, Fromm emphasizes social and cultural factors as well. Freud, of course, emphasized the unconscious, biological drives, repression, and so on. Uploaded by FriedrichW on February 24,