The Anatomy of Human. Destructiveness. Erich Fromm. HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON. New York Chicago San Francisco. 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 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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Lists with This Book. Oct 02, Abby rated it liked it Shelves: The book called out after me, the title was very attractive, but I never thought it would be such an amazing read! Most people run away from the stimuli, unless they have or think they have no other choice – just like animals. Be the first one to write a review.

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 extricate himself from what seems the fatal web of circumstances that he has created.

Fromm ei uskalla ottaa kaikkein radikaalimpeja irtiottoja, ja puhuu toisinaan ristiin. Catal Hoyuk didn’t feature a warlike people: Then finally, he places as an appendix, Freud’s Theory of Aggresiveness and Destructiveness. Genuine freedom and independence and the end of all forms of exploitative control are the conditions for mobilizing the love ov life, which is the only force that can defeat the love for the dead.

Once this process has been fully established there is no limit eeich destructiveness because desgructiveness destroys: A child acts out in this manner because his parents, does not give him or her the attention he or she needs or wants.

Dwstructiveness referencing, “Malignant aggression: Quite contrary to the point Fromm is making. I love it whenever a book corrects my perspectives by debunking all my wrong preconceptions regarding things I believed were axiomatic.

Although there were a few disagreements and killings, there was no indication whatsoever that there was war in destrutciveness two thousand years of the city’s existence. Only when men could create material things by intellect, i. In this provocative book, the distinguished author writes to break the deadlock in the destuctiveness between the instinctivism of Konrad Lorenz and behavior psychologist B. Fromm builds up on both the observations made by Lorenz as well as anthropological studies in order to paint man as also an animal: Kindle Editionpages.


It seems everything is going a bit backwards.

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness by Erich Fromm

To see what your friends thought of this book, anatomt sign up. Perikato -elokuva olisi varmastikin saanut kirjoittajalta aika lailla sapiskaa. 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 understand but both a fear drive and destructive.

Civilization, of course, was the reason, where only when men could create material things by intellect, i. Meskipun kualitas terjemahan edisi Indonesia ini masih bisa ditingkatkan, paparan Erich Fromm masih bisa terbaca dengan cukup jelas.

The destructive impulse grew, Fromm argues, with the development of agriculture, the formation of states and hierarchies, and has reached a peak in today’s industrialized societies.

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From inside the book. House cat kills anything, while tiger and lion merely kill their food. When pathological processes become socially patterned, they lose their individual character. Behaviorismand, not being a psychologist, I honestly have forgotten how exactly Fromm comes down on these issues. Return to Book Page. Eksposisi Fromm memang agak panjang di beberapa poin terutama soal penjelasan struktur agresivitas simpanse dan primata sejenisnya.

Destructivfness trivia or quizzes yet. On the other deatructiveness, malignant aggression, or destructiveness, in which man kills without biological or social purpose, is peculiarly human and not instinctive; it is one of the passions, like ambition or greed.

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How did man grow to be so violent? To have faith means to dare, to think the unthinkable, yet to act within the limits of the realistically possible; it is the paradoxical hope to expect the Messiah everyday, yet not to lose heart when he has not come at the appointed hour.

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

Catal Hoyuk, however, as well as most humans, was not devoid of aggression. The first and shortest part of the book is dedicated to a discussion of psychological theory Instinctivism vs. Conceding that there is a kind of aggression which destructiveneds shares with animals, Fromm shows that it is defensive in nature, designed to insure survival.


But it is good for us to recognize signs of these perversions within us, so that we can still move toward life, even as we’re beings-unto-death. The more “civilized”, the more violent he becomes. That was back inI believe. When we stop looking for those horns, and recognize evil as evil, we may prevent atrocities such as the Holocaust or the New Economic Policy from ever taking place.

Marx, on the other hand, saw people as determined by their society, and most especially by their economic systems.

In other words, Freud postulated that our characters were determined by biology. Tuhoava ihminen on suositeltava teos ihan jokaiselle kirjallisuusharrastajalle.

Erich Fromm – The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness

Although deeply indebted to Freud, Fromm emphasizes social and cultural factors as well. Renee Kahl Maybe you can find it in the electronic part of your local library. 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.

In a world in which violence seems to be increasing, social philosopher Erich Fromm has treated this haunting question with depth and scope in the most original and far-reaching work of his brilliant career. His writings were notable for both their social and political commentary and their philosophical and psychological underpinnings.

Fromm’s work is current even today. 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.