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The Dogma of Christ : And Other Essays on Religion, Psychology and Culture - Erich Fromm

The Dogma of Christ

And Other Essays on Religion, Psychology and Culture

By: Erich Fromm, Jeremy Carrette (Preface by)

Paperback Published: 29th July 2004
ISBN: 9780415289993
Number Of Pages: 208

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When he was 26, the great psychoanalyst and philosopher Erich Fromm abandoned Judaism, though he himself was descended from a long line of rabbis and the product of a devout Jewish upbringing. The title essay of this collection was first published in 1930, just four years after he made that first, decisive split. It was to point towards the future Fromm's work, presenting the view that an understanding of basic human needs is essential to the understanding of society and mankind itself. The following essays too, show a man who would eventually establish himself as a major thinker, producing some of that era's most influential and astute political works.

'The problems - individual, social, and methodological - that Fromm addresses in his various writings are, if anything, more serious and urgent today, hence the timeliness of this welcome Routledge Classics edition.' - David M. Wulff, Wheaton College, Massachusetts

Preface to the Routledge Classics Editionp. vii
Prefacep. xv
The Dogma of Christp. 1
The Present Human Conditionp. 83
Sex and Characterp. 92
Psychoanalysis-Science or Party Line?p. 110
The Revolutionary Characterp. 122
Medicine and the Ethical Problem of Modern Manp. 140
On the Limitations and Dangers of Psychologyp. 157
The Prophetic Concept of Peacep. 166
Indexp. 175
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ISBN: 9780415289993
ISBN-10: 0415289998
Series: Routledge Classics (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 29th July 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.2  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition