The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness

February 22, 1992|
The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness by Erich Fromm
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Renowned psychoanalyst and social philosopher Erich Fromm examines the causes and effects of people''s violent tendencies in 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 of Konrad Lorenz and behavior psychologist B. F. Skinner: are people inherently antagonistic or do people learn hostility from their environment and the actions of those around them?

Drawing from neurophysiology and anthropology studies and findings, Fromm presents fascinating ideas about how the human character and condition developed-and continues to develop-in contemporary society.

"A book by Erich Fromm is always intelligent and contains much of interest and insight, and this one is no exception."-The New York Times

Erich Fromm was a German-born U.S. psychoanalyst and social philosopher who explored the interaction between psychology and society. His other major works include The Art of Loving, Escape from Freedom, and Man for Himself. He died in 1980.
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Title:The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:576 pages, 8.29 X 5.57 X 1.02 in
Shipping dimensions:576 pages, 8.29 X 5.57 X 1.02 in
Published:February 22, 1992
Publisher:Henry Holt and Co.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780805016048

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