Escape From Freedom

Author: Erich Fromm
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805031492
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The author analyzes what he considers to be contemporary man's fear of positive freedom and willingness to submit to totalitarianism.

Escape From Freedom

Author: Redmond Herring
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1491851678
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Escape from Freedom is the vivid story of a faithful, perhaps naive woman, fighting to escape the abuse of her husband. Tormented by way of his greed, his faith and his hands for eighteen years, she attempts to flee and build a new life with her five children. Sara learns, like many victims of domestic violence, that getting away from immediate danger is only half the battle. Men and women shaped by corruption feel no compassion. The excitement is non-stop as Sarah fights to escape the life that should have been her freedom. The Blake brothers- and even Sara, are truly a metaphor for how corruptible our society can be. In witnessing the journey of these delightfully interesting characters one can’t help but question their own evolution and wonder what defects will stain their future. The author has managed to craft a truly enjoyable and thought provoking saga that reminds us all, it is not about the freedom itself but rather what we do with it. Yvette Howie, Broadcast journalist and Poet, Minneapolis, MN

Sick From Freedom

Author: Jim Downs
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199758727
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Sick from Freedom provides the first study of the health conditions of emancipated slaves and reveals the epidemics, illnesses, and poverty that former slaves suffered from when slavery ended and freedom began.

The Road Less Traveled 25th Anniversary Edition

Author: M. Scott Peck
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743238257
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Perhaps no book has had a more profound impact on intellectual and spiritual lives than "The Road Less Traveled." In his new Introduction, Dr. Peck recalls how this book evolved from his own early ideas as a therapist who was just beginning his own spiritual growth.

Volume 13 Kierkegaard S Influence On The Social Sciences

Author: Jon Stewart
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351875116
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Kierkegaard has long been known as a philosopher and theologian, but his contributions to psychology, anthropology and sociology have also made an important impact on these fields. In many of the works of his complex authorship, Kierkegaard presents his intriguing and unique vision of the nature and mental life of human beings individually and collectively. The articles featured in the present volume explore the reception of Kierkegaard's thought in the social sciences. Of these fields Kierkegaard is perhaps best known in psychology, where The Concept of Anxiety and The Sickness unto Death have been the two most influential texts. With regard to the field of sociology, social criticism, or social theory, Kierkegaard's Literary Review of Two Ages has also been regarded as offering valuable insights about some important dynamics of modern society..

The Lives Of Erich Fromm

Author: Lawrence J. Friedman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231162596
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Erich Fromm was a political activist, psychologist, psychoanalyst, philosopher, and one of the most important intellectuals of the twentieth century. Known for his theories of personality and political insight, Fromm dissected the sadomasochistic appeal of brutal dictators while also eloquently championing loveÑwhich, he insisted, was nothing if it did not involve joyful contact with others and humanity at large. Admired all over the world, Fromm continues to inspire with his message of universal brotherhood and quest for lasting peace. The first systematic study of FrommÕs influences and achievements, this biography revisits the thinkerÕs most important works, especially Escape from Freedom and The Art of Loving, which conveyed important and complex ideas to millions of readers. The volume recounts FrommÕs political activism as a founder and major funder of Amnesty International, the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, and other peace groups. Consulting rare archival materials across the globe, Lawrence J. Friedman reveals FrommÕs support for anti-Stalinist democratic movements in Central and Eastern Europe and his efforts to revitalize American democracy. For the first time, readers learn about FrommÕs direct contact with high officials in the American government on matters of war and peace while accessing a deeper understanding of his conceptual differences with Freud, his rapport with Neo-Freudians like Karen Horney and Harry Stack Sullivan, and his association with innovative artists, public intellectuals, and world leaders. Friedman elucidates FrommÕs key intellectual contributions, especially his innovative concept of Òsocial character,Ó in which social institutions and practices shape the inner psyche, and he clarifies FrommÕs conception of love as an acquired skill. Taking full stock of the thinkerÕs historical and global accomplishments, Friedman portrays a man of immense authenticity and spirituality who made life in the twentieth century more humane than it might have been.

The Crosswinds Of Freedom 1932 1988

Author: James MacGregor Burns
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453245200
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A Pulitzer Prize winner’s “immensely readable” history of the United States from FDR’s election to the final days of the Cold War (Publishers Weekly). The Crosswinds of Freedom is an articulate and incisive examination of the United States during its rise to become the world’s sole superpower. Here is a young democracy transformed by the Great Depression, the Second World War, the Cold War, the rapid pace of technological change, and the distinct visions of nine presidents. Spanning fifty-six years and touching on many corners of the nation’s complex cultural tapestry, Burns’s work is a remarkable look at the forces that gave rise to the “American Century.”

The Meaning Of Freedom

Author: Frank McGlynn
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
ISBN: 0822971542
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In this interdisciplinary study, scholars consider the aftermath of slavery, focusing on Caribbean societies and the southern United States. What was the nature and impact of slave emancipation? Did the change in legal status conceal underlying continuities in American plantation societies? Was there a common postemancipation pattern of economic development? How did emancipation affect the politics and culture of race and class? This comparative study addresses precisely these types of questions as it makes a significant contribution to a new a growing field.

In Quest Of Freedom

Author: James Fernandes
Publisher: Concept Publishing Company
ISBN: 9788170223092
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