The Resource Civilization and its discontents, (ebook)

Civilization and its discontents, (ebook)

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Civilization and its discontents
Title
Civilization and its discontents
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eng
Summary
The struggle between the urgencies of instinct and the restrictions of civilization is addressed throughout the works of Sigmund Freud, and in Civilization and Its Discontents, the theme is developed with particular richness and depth. This famous study explores the guilt that arises when personal desires clash with social norms, and it examines attempts to reconcile the conflict. In a sense, such guilt is among civilization's building blocks, keeping aggressive and selfish instincts within bounds. But it can also be a source of great frustration, and Freud examines at length many ways of dealing with guilt, from artistic and scientific pursuits to abuse of drink and drugs. The great psychologist offers revealing insights into the motivation behind human behavior as well as the evolution of many social institutions. This seminal study reveals the struggles to resolve conflicts and cast off guilt as spurs to the growth of civilization and culture
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Midwest
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1856-1939
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Freud, Sigmund
Dewey number
150.19/52
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Dover thrift editions
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  • Psychoanalysis
  • Civilization
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Civilization and its discontents, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780486812014
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11653014
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remote
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MWT11653014
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Civilization and its discontents, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486812014
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11653014
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11653014
System control number
MWT11653014
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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