By Erich Fromm
During this provocative publication, the prestigious writer writes to damage the impasse within the fight among the instinctivism of Konrad Lorenz and behaviour psychologist B.F. Skinner.
What makes males kill? How do we clarify man's lust for cruelty and destruction? This paintings attempts to supply the solutions.
"If any unmarried paintings may convey mankind to its senses, this ebook may qualify for that miracle. . . . This ebook is the fabricated from the most penetrating, such a lot mature minds of our time."--Lewis Mumford
"In this possibly most crucial of his pioneering theoretical works, the prestigious writer writes with remarkable perception in trying to holiday the impasse within the fight among the instinctivism of Konrad Lorenz . . . and behaviorist B.F. Skinner. He strikes towards a provocative end which contains a serious revision of Freud's concept of a "death instinct" in guy. . . . Fromm's experiences of Stalin and Himmler, and particularly his penetrating psychobiography of Hitler, fascinatingy help his thesis."--Publisher's Weekly
"Rich and provocative . . . a big e-book from the pen of an enormous writer."--the Washington put up publication World
"Fromm is an unique philosopher. . . . His research of the factors of destructiveness is exclusive, and he has an enviable ability within the lucid presentation of complicated material."--Atlantic Monthly
"By some distance the simplest ebook i've got ever learn at the topic and through a ways the main absorbing."—Ashley Montagu