The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

eBook - 2013
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A study of aggression from the renowned social psychologist and New York Times -bestselling author of The Art of Loving and Escape from Freedom .
Throughout history, humans have shown an incredible talent for destruction as well as creation. Aggression has driven us to great heights and brutal lows. In The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness , renowned social psychologist Erich Fromm discusses the differences between forms of aggression typical for animals and two very specific forms of destructiveness that can only be found in human beings: sadism and necrophilic destructiveness. His case studies span zoo animals, necrophiliacs, and the psychobiographies of notorious figures such as Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin. Through his broad scholarship, Fromm offers a comprehensive exploration of the human impulse for violence. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Erich Fromm including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's estate.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Open Road Integrated Media,, 2013
©1973
Copyright Date: ©1973
ISBN: 9781480401938
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1,323 pages)
Additional Contributors: NC Live eBook Central

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