Civilization and its Discontents

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Penguin UK, Sep 2, 2004 - Philosophy - 112 pages
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Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.
 

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User Review  - madepercy - LibraryThing

It is quite clear that Freud was so far ahead of his time that some of his theories may still prove to be correct, in spite of what "modern" evidence suggests. Freud resonates with so many unspoken ... Read full review

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User Review  - markwinston - LibraryThing

Published on the eve of the Fascist tidal wave that submerged the European psyche and soul, the book is a rational endorsement of society as mankind's best means of defense in a world that was about ... Read full review

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Sigmund Freud was born in 1856 and died in exile in London in 1939. As a writer and doctor he remains one of the informing voices of the twentieth century.

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