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Civilization and its discontents

Standard ed.

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .

About the Book

"Written in the decade before Freud’s death, Civilization and Its Discontents may be his most famous and most brilliant work. It has been praised, dissected, lambasted, interpreted, and reinterpreted. Originally published in 1930, 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. " - W. W. Norton & Co.

Edition Notes

Translation of: Das Unbehagen in der Kultur.

Includes indexes.

Bibliography: p. 107-111.

The Physical Object

Pagination
121 p. ;
Number of pages
121

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16167574M
Internet Archive
civilizationi00freu
ISBN 10
0393010678, 0393096238
Library Thing
3475
Goodreads
3398796
18762
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