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Review: Civilization and Its Discontents (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

'Homo homini lupus' - 'Man is a wolf to Man' This is an assertion that Freud makes about half way through this book, and I find the statement on its own to be correct. But that is because much of our ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

This is one of those "seminal" books that shows you why so much of Western thought is totally screwed up. The premises and logic of Freud's argument are utter nonsense from beginning to end, yet he ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Monte - Goodreads

First and foremost, The Standard Edition of this book does not have 160 pages. Sigmund Freud's psycho-analytical thoughts begin on page 10 and end on 112. The pages after that are the Bibliography. So ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)

User Review  - Nate - Goodreads

This is undoubtedly one of Freud's seminal works. References to his earlier thought and writing can be found throughout. Civilization and Its Discontents discusses how our natural tendencies are ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)

User Review  - Jonathon - Goodreads

A must read. (Read this paragraph in a snobbish elite voice...fine dont do it, whatever....) More philosophical than psychological I would say, though it borderlines both. Really interesting on the ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Stacie - Goodreads

I read this in undergrad, and decided I wanted to do a re-read. As dated as it seems, it doesn't really seem all that dated. Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)

User Review  - Christopher Rex - Goodreads

Freud was certainly an interesting dude and very ahead of his time in many ways. Basically, he is arguing that society/civilization inhibits our psychological and physical freedoms by imposing all ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Much of what Freud has to say in this book would be different had he done his thinking/writing with the knowledge that the field of psychology now possesses. For example, he talks at length about ... Read full review


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