To Have Or To Be?

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Bloomsbury Academic, Sep 6, 2005 - Philosophy - 182 pages
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To Have Or to Be? is one of the seminal books of the second half of the 20th century. Nothing less than a manifesto for a new social and psychological revolution to save our threatened planet, this book is a summary of the penetrating thought of Eric Fromm. His thesis is that two modes of existence struggle for the spirit of humankind: the having mode, which concentrates on material possessions, power, and aggression, and is the basis of the universal evils of greed, envy, and violence; and the being mode, which is based on love, the pleasure of sharing, and in productive activity. To Have Or to Be? is a brilliant program for socioeconomic change.

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Review: To Have or to Be? The Nature of the Psyche

User Review  - Kingsley L. Dennis - Goodreads

Some thought-provoking points made by Fromm, as always. However, a little dated and centred on the language of 'industrial society' man. Yet poignant enough to be related to our current mode of living. Read full review

Review: To Have or to Be? The Nature of the Psyche

User Review  - Ahmad A. - Goodreads

Great book, Erich Fromm is with no doubt a very sharp thinker, a deep humanist and yet a moderate one. The book is definitely a hard read, but it is worth it. Eye opener, self-reflecting and crystal clear in pinpointing some of our deepest illnesses that we may not be aware of. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Born in Frankfurt-am-Main, Erich Fromm (1900-1980) studied sociology and psychoanalysis. In 1933, he emigrated as a member of the Frankfurt School of social thinkers to the United States, moved to Mexico in 1950, and spent his twilight years between 1974 and 1980 in Switzerland. His books Fear of Freedom (1941) and The Art of Loving (1956) made him famous. Other well-known books are Marx's Concept of Man, Beyond the Chains of Illusion, and The Essential Fromm.

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