The Sane Society

The Sane Society

Erich Fromm

Language: English

Pages: 384

ISBN: 0805014020

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The Sane Society is a continuation and extension of the brilliant psychiatric concepts Erich Fromm first formulated in Escape from Freedom; it is also, in many ways, an answer to Freud's Civilization and its Discontents. Fromm examines man's escape into overconformity and the danger of robotism in contemporary industrial society: modern humanity has, he maintains, been alienated from the world of their own creation. Here 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.

Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion

Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction

The Sources of Social Power, Volume 4 Globalizations, 1945–2011 (1st edition)

Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism

Download sample