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The lives of Erich Fromm : love's prophet

Author: Lawrence Jacob Friedman; Anke M Schreiber
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography revisits the thinker's most important works, especially Escape from Freedom and The Art of Loving, which conveyed important and complex ideas to millions of readers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Erich Fromm; Erich Fromm; Erich Fromm
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Jacob Friedman; Anke M Schreiber
ISBN: 9780231162586 0231162588 9780231531061 0231531060 9780231162593 0231162596
OCLC Number: 794366542
Description: xxxv, 410 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Prologue: writing lives --
Germany --
The unsteady apprentice --
Frankfurt scholar --
The Americas --
The Americanization of a European intellectual --
Escape from freedom --
Clinician and ethicist --
To love and to mentor --
Politics and prose --
Global citizenship --
Prophecies for a troubled world --
A third way --
"Life is extravagance" : almost --
Hope and stasis --
Love and death --
A bibliographical note --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Lawrence J. Friedman with assistance from Anke M. Schreiber.

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This biography revisits the thinker's most important works, especially Escape from Freedom and The Art of Loving, which conveyed important and complex ideas to millions of readers.

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