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Author: Erich Fromm
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
Series: Bloomsbury revelations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... A manifesto for a new social and psychological revolution to save our threatened planet, this book is a summary of the penetrating thought of Erich Fromm. His thesis is that two modes of existence struggle for the spirit of humankind: the having mode, which concentrates on material possessions, power, and aggression, and is the basis of the universal evils of greed, envy, and violence; and the being mode,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Fromm
ISBN: 9781780936802 178093680X
OCLC Number: 822959968
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1978.
Description: xix, 190 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Understanding the difference between having and being --
Analyzing the fundamental differences between the two modes of existence --
The new man and the new society.
Series Title: Bloomsbury revelations.
Responsibility: Erich Fromm.

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" ... A manifesto for a new social and psychological revolution to save our threatened planet, this book is a summary of the penetrating thought of Erich Fromm. His thesis is that two modes of existence struggle for the spirit of humankind: the having mode, which concentrates on material possessions, power, and aggression, and is the basis of the universal evils of greed, envy, and violence; and the being mode, which is based on love, the pleasure of sharing, and in productive activity"--Page [4] of cover.

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