"Fromm Disputes Freudian Thesis Attributes it To Personal Inhibition"

Title

"Fromm Disputes Freudian Thesis Attributes it To Personal Inhibition"

Date

February 16, 1960

Description

Book review of 'Sigmund Freud's Mission, An Analysis Of His Personality An Influence' by Erich Fromm

Creator

Neil Friedman

Subject

Herbert Marcuse -- mentions

Source

The Justice

Publisher

Brandeis University Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections

Rights

All rights reserved

Format

pdf
newspaper article

Language

English

Type

newspaper article

Coverage

February 16, 1960

Text

"The easiest way for Fromm to 'avoid' squarely facing the implications of Freud's emphasis on the biological instincts of man (which if Marcuse is correct he would like to avoid) is to assign this theory to Freud's personal complex and thus dismiss it with a sneer."

Original Format

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