The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

eBook - 2013
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Erich Fromm's groundbreaking examination of aggression and human nature 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: [United States] : Open Road Media : Made available through hoopla, 2013
ISBN: 9781480401938
1480401935
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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