Civilization and its discontents

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Hogarth Press, 1949 - Civilization - 144 pages
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NOTE: I consider Sigmund Freud a writer of fiction. - Goodreads
Hard to read and disturbing theories. - Goodreads
Plus, Freud is an impeccable writer:) - Goodreads
Freud is so hard to read... - Goodreads
This is short and easy to read and worth the time. - Goodreads

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Sigmund Freud's discussion on the neuroses of civilization. In it he argues that neuroticism arises out of a conflict between the unconscious drives and societal restraints. More philosophy than ... Read full review

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User Review  - Luke - Goodreads

Not much for answers, a smattering of cautious and cautionary analysis. Freud definitely comes around to the view that humanity has a destructive instinct at heart, tempered in society by self-guilt ... Read full review

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