The Sane Society
Fromm offers a complete and systematic exploration of his "humanistic psychoanalysis." In so doing, he counters the profound pessimism for our future that Freud expressed and sets forth the goals of a society in which the emphasis is on each person and on the social measures designed to further function as a responsible individual.
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Not my favorite of Fromm's -- That honor is still reserved for the three-way tie of Escape from Freedom, The Art of Loving, and Marx's Concept of Man -- but he still impresses with his daunting ... Read full review
ARE WE SANE?
CAN A SOCIETY BE SICK?THE PATHOLOGY
THE HUMAN SITUATIONTHE KEY TO
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