Great Ideas Civilization And Its Discontents

Mass Market Paperback | February 1, 2005

bySigmund Freud

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Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.

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Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, p...

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Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, p...

Sigmund Freud was born in 1856 and died in exile in London in 1939. As a writer and doctor he remains one of the informing voices of the twentieth century.

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7 × 4.4 × 0.4 inPublished:February 1, 2005Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141018992

ISBN - 13:9780141018997

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from masterwork a masterwork by a true genius. Beats all religions in terms of why mankind lives in a state of neurotic tension.
Date published: 2014-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Essential Freud! For newcomers and old acquaintances of Sigmund, this pocket size dynamo has much thought provoking material. The whole series of "Great Ideas" issued by Peguin are great to read in order to either spark interests or re-emerge into essential ideas. Highly recommended by a man you never met...
Date published: 2006-06-03