Art of Loving by
A classic in its own time...The original
self-help treatise that has inspired countless numbers of men
and women throughout the world. Learn how love can release
hidden potential and become life's most exhilarating experience.
In this fresh and candid work, renowned psychoanalyst Erich
Fromm guides you in developing your capacity for love in all its
aspects: romantic love, love of parents for children,
brotherly love, erotic love, self-love, and love of God. Read by
a professional narrator, this powerful rendition of the book
shows how you can alter the whole course of your life. The
Art of Loving has been continuously in publication since
1956 and has sold over 6 million copies. It is considered the
seminal work in developing the psychology of person growth.
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By Dr. C. George Boeree.
Erich Fromm was born in 1900 in Frankfurt, Germany. His father was a
business man and, according to Erich, rather moody. His mother was
frequently depressed. In other words, like quite a few of the people
we've looked at, his childhood wasn't very happy.
Like Jung, Erich came from a very religious family, in his case
orthodox Jews. Fromm himself later became what he called an atheistic
Essay by Douglas Kellner
Erich Fromm is one of the few members of the Frankfurt School who
seriously engaged himself with theorizing the problems of gender and the
differences between men and women. In certain ways, Fromm anticipated
later attempts to produce a feminist Marxism and poststructuralist
analyses of the socially constructed nature of gender. Yet Fromm's
gender analysis was highly uneven and even contradictory, pointing to
the difficulties in the subject matter and perhaps the difficulty in
overcoming dominant male perspectives in analyzing the highly charged
and conflicted issues of gender and sexuality. In this paper, I shall
accordingly sort out the various analyses of gender in Fromm's work and
shall point to both his anticipations of contemporary feminist
perspectives and the moments of sexism and essentialism in his texts...
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