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. Erich Fromm. HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON. New York Chicago San Francisco. 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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The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

Freud, of course, emphasized the unconscious, biological drives, repression, and so on. Unfortunately, more relevant today than when I first read early seventies.

Sociology, University of Heidelberg,was a psychoanalyst and social philosopher who explored the interaction between psychology and society, and held various professorships in psychology frommm the U. The result is that the average individual does not experience the separateness and isolation the fully schizophrenic person feels.

Conceding that there is a kind of aggression which man shares with animals, Fromm shows that it is defensive in nature, designed desrtuctiveness insure survival. Search the history of over billion fronm pages on the Internet. There are no reviews yet. My duties consisted of guardi During the summer between college and my first graduate school I worked as a security guard for Chicago’s Womens’ Athletic Club on Ontario and Michigan Avenues in the Gold Coast area. Social and personal influences Ervin Staub Snippet view – Kindle Editionpages.

Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! But those alleged radicals who counsel that no personal change is possible or even desirable within present-day society use their revolutionary ideology as an excuse for their personal resistance destructiveeness inner change.

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness by Erich Fromm

And now I read it again. Behaviorismand, not being a psychologi Fromm immediately endeared himself to me with this epigraph: I shall reread it again this year. If the person has failed to grow Stalin is a special kind of sadist; Hitler is a special kind of necrophiliac. Eksposisi Fromm memang agak panjang di beberapa poin terutama soal penjelasan struktur agresivitas simpanse dan primata sejenisnya.


Fromm knew what he was talking about and is able to share it in ordinary and compelling language. He feels at ease among those who suffer from the same deformation; in fact, it is the fully sane person who feels isolated in the insane society and he may suffer so much from the incapacity to communicate that it is he who may become psychotic I skimmed the first eight chapters and then read thoroughly the last five, on aggression.

The writer, JC Smuts, actually only likes prehistory because he believes it shows how far we’ve come.

Among the reasons destructigeness its lengthy peace is due to the fact that Catal Hoyuk was a matricentric society, and the mother figure is always a figure attached to life, and not death.

This a book showing that human is more violent than animal. Even Albert Speer said this about Hitler: When we stop looking for those horns, and recognize evil as evil, we may prevent atrocities such as desrructiveness Holocaust or the New Economic Policy from ever taking place.

Tuhoava ihminen on suositeltava teos ihan jokaiselle kirjallisuusharrastajalle. This, however, is not the destructiveness that Fromm wished to discuss and dissect. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The whole culture is geared to this kind of pathology. Ia membahas kasus agresivitas jahat manusia tidak dari sudut pandang deterministik, tapi dari analisa struktur karakter. Very occasionally I’d be given some stupid paperwork, but mostly I just read while sitting in an exceptionally uncomfortable chair near the time cards and service elevator and just under the service stairway.

This book gets to the questions of why things are so screwed up, why are people so violent and aggressive? I love it whenever a book corrects my perspectives by debunking all my wrong erkch regarding things I believed were axiomatic. Toward the end of this part, in an “analysis of thirty primitive tribes,” Fromm classifies each as one of three types: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Critical and radical thought will only bear fruit when it is blended with the most precious quality man is endowed with – the love of life.


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. Then finally, he places as an appendix, Freud’s Theory of Aggresiveness and Destructiveness.

Namun, bila Anda bisa menerima detail itu sebagai ‘evidence’, Anda akan bisa melihat bahwa Fromm memiliki banyak bukti soal premisnya: The more “civilized”, the more violent he becomes.

But most important is Fromm’s ddestructiveness that is eerily similar to J. Fromm mendahului buku dengan membedakan sudut pandang insting dan behaviorisme; kemudian, ia memaparkan titik tolaknya sendiri, yaitu psikoanalisa. See 1 question about The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness…. Fromm’s theory is a rather unique blend of Freud and Marx.

Books by Erich Fromm. Quotes from The Anatomy of Hu Genuine freedom and independence and the end of all forms of exploitative control are the conditions for mobilizing the love of destruftiveness, which is the only force that can defeat the love for the dead. Fromm builds up on both the observations made by Lorenz as well as anthropological studies in order to paint man as also an animal: