Shaper of the Human Condition
Fromm was one of the most influential psychoanalysts and social commentators of the 20th century. Thomson's fresh look at his work introduces his views on human nature, personal relationships and therapy, showing how his unique enquiry into the human condition offers thought-provoking guidance for radical changes to society and our personal lives.
The twentieth century was defined by far-reaching social changes, and this fresh insight into the life and works of Erich Fromm offers a compelling overview of his observations. Fromm's views on personal relationships, therapy, and his critique of society were closely tied to his astute analysis of the changes he witnessed and made him into a highly influential social and political commentator. In this absorbing introduction, Thomson considers how Fromm's early experiences influenced his enquiry into the human condition and examines what relevance his ideas still hold for students and readers today.
A Short Biography Fromm's View of a Man Loving-A Special Art? The Art of Psychotherapy What's Wrong with Society? Burning Boats or Building Bridges? The Relevance of Fromm's Ideas in our Time