civilization and its discontents

Book Title : Civilization and Its Discontents
Author : Sigmund Freud
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date : 2005
Pages : 192
ISBN : 0393059952
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Presents the eminent Austrian psychoanalyst's views on the irreconcilable antagonism between instinctual drives and the repressive attitudes of civilization.

Book Title : Civilization and Its Discontents
Author : Sigmund Freud
Publisher : GENERAL PRESS
Release Date : 2018-04-17
Pages : 136
ISBN : 9789387669529
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Civilization and Its Discontents is one of the last of Freud's books, written in the decade before his death and first published in German in 1929. It is considered his most brilliant work. In it he states his views on the broad question of man's place in the world. It seeks to answer several questions fundamental to human society and its organization: What influences led to the creation of civilization? Why and how did it come to be? What determines civilization’s trajectory? Freud’s theories on the effect of the knowledge of death on human existence and the birth of art are central to his work. Many of humankind's primitive instincts (for example, the desire to kill and the insatiable craving for sexual gratification) are clearly harmful to the well-being of a human community. As a result, civilization creates laws that prohibit killing, rape, and adultery, and it implements severe punishments if such commandments are broken. This process, argues Freud, is an inherent quality of civilization that instills perpetual feelings of discontent in its citizens. Freud's theme is that what works for civilization doesn't necessarily work for man. Man, by nature aggressive and egotistical, seeks self-satisfaction.

Book Title : Civilization Society and Religion
Author : Sigmund Freud
Publisher :
Release Date : 1991
Pages : 384
ISBN : 0140138021
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"Civilized" Sexual Morality and Modern Nervous Illness, Vol. IX (1959); Thoughts for the Times on War and Death, Vol. XIV (1957); Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego, Vol.XVIII (1955); The Future of an Illusion, Civilization and its Discontents, Vol. XXI (1961); Why War?, Vol. XXII (1964).

Book Title : French Civilization and Its Discontents
Author : Georges Van den Abbeele
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release Date : 2003-01-01
Pages : 374
ISBN : 0739106473
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French Civilization and Its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race explores the ways in which considerations of difference, especially colonialism, post-colonialism, and race, have shaped French culture and French studies in the modern era. Rejecting traditional assimilationist notions of French national identity, contributors to this groundbreaking volume demonstrate how literature, history and other aspects of what is considered French civilization have been shaped by processes of creolization and differentiation.

Book Title : Civilization and Its Discontents
Author : Sigmund Freud
Publisher : Broadview Press
Release Date : 2015-12-16
Pages : 208
ISBN : 9781460402320
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In Civilization and Its Discontents Freud extends and clarifies his analysis of religion; analyzes human unhappiness in contemporary civilization; ratifies the critical importance of the death drive theory; and contemplates the significance of guilt and conscience in everyday life. The result is Freud’s most expansive work, one wherein he discusses mysticism, love, interpretation, narcissism, religion, happiness, technology, beauty, justice, work, the origin of civilization, phylogenetic development, Christianity, the Devil, communism, the sense of guilt, remorse, and ethics. A classic, important, accessible work, Freud reminds us again why we still read and debate his ideas today. Todd Dufresne’s introduction expands on why, according to the late Freud, psychoanalysis is the key to understanding individual and collective realities or, better yet, collective truths. The Appendices include related writings by Freud, contemporary reviews, and scholarly responses from Marcuse, Rieff, and Ricoeur.

Book Title : French Civilization and Its Discontents
Author : Tyler Stovall
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release Date : 2003-10-22
Pages : 288
ISBN : 9780739155233
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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French Civilization and Its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race explores the ways in which considerations of difference, especially colonialism, post-colonialism, and race, have shaped French culture and French studies in the modern era. Rejecting traditional assimilationist notions of French national identity, contributors to this groundbreaking volume demonstrate how literature, history and other aspects of what is considered French civilization have been shaped by processes of creolization and differentiation.

Book Title : Civilization and Its Discontents
Author : Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
Publisher :
Release Date : 1987
Pages : 33
ISBN : OCLC:1129126164
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Book Title : The Marx Engels Reader Civilization and Its Discontents
Author : Robert C. Tucker
Publisher :
Release Date : 1989-09-30
Pages : 788
ISBN : 0393988813
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Book Title : The Freud Reader
Author : Sigmund Freud
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date : 1995
Pages : 832
ISBN : 0393314030
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Provides fifty-one texts spanning Freud's career, including his writings on psychoanalysis, mind, dreams, sexuality, literature, religion, art, politics, and culture

Book Title : Reading Freud
Author : Jean-Michel Quinodoz
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release Date : 2005
Pages : 295
ISBN : 1583917462
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Reading Freud provides an accessible outline of the whole of Freud's work, which succeeds in expressing even the most complex of Freud's theories in clear and simple language whilst avoiding over-simplification.