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Civilization and its Discontents, 75th Anniversary Edition | The Standard Edition
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) | Introduction by Louis Menand
W. W. Norton / Hardcover / 2005-01-01 / 0393059952
Freud
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Civilization and Its Discontents may be Sigmund Freud's best-known work. Originally published in 1930, it seeks to answer ultimate questions: What influences led to the creation of civilization? How did it come to be? What determines its course? In this seminal volume of twentieth-century thought, Freud elucidates the contest between aggression, indeed the death drive, and its adversary eros. He speaks to issues of human creativity and fulfillment, the place of beauty in culture, and the effects of repression.
Not available in hardcover for decades, this beautifully rendered anniversary edition will be a welcome addition to readers' shelves.
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