Civilization And Its Discontents

October 11, 2011|
Civilization And Its Discontents by Sigmund W. Freud
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This is Sigmund Freud's seminal text where he explores what he sees as the fundamental tensions between civilization and the individual. He contends that the greatest friction is between the individual's quest for freedom and civilization's contrary demand for conformity. Thus humankind's primitive instincts to kill and sexual gratification are harmful to human society, so we create laws and severe punishments to prevent murder, rape, and adultery. Freud argues that this results in perpetual feelings of discontent in its citizens.
Title:Civilization And Its Discontents
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:148 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:148 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Published:October 11, 2011
Publisher:Benediction Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781849022743

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