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Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Keith - Goodreads

I only tagged this edition long enough to read Hitch's introduction, which was entertaining enough and provided a couple good insights. Can't count that as enough to call this "read" though, nor to rate it overall. I'll wait an read the Norton edition I have at home in due course. Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

I'd give this 4 stars for the classic that it is, but 3 for my enjoyment of it. As Freud writes in the book, he knew what he was writing was revolutionary for its time but would eventually be taken as ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Ricardo - Goodreads

Despite my ambiguous feelings towards some of his ideas, this book raises very important questions about human civilization and the nature of unhappiness. Plus, Freud is an impeccable writer:) Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Gamze - Goodreads

There are some parts of the book that really stick to my mind. Of course it's from a different time, but a lot still resonates. Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Emmanuel Sibanda - Goodreads

Basically about what makes us happy. Read full review

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User Review  - Kate Kingsley - Goodreads

This is a masterpiece of philosophy. It stretches the concept of humanity. He attempted to reach for an explanation for human nature in terms of the ego, superego structure of the individual as one exists in civilization. Read full review

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User Review  - Alex Robertson - Goodreads

2.5 Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

"This, written in 1930, on the eve of destruction as it were, is a summary of Freud's beliefs, the potted essence of his system as applied to the broad picture. Those who decry the Freudian technique ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kenny Wollmann - Goodreads

Libido much? Read full review

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