The Heart of Erich Fromm

The Heart of Man: Its Genius for Good and Evil

by Erich Fromm, Religious Perspectives, edited by Ruth Nanda Anshen
Professional philosophers have seldom done all the work of philosophy. (There are people who doubt whether today they are doing any of it.) At various times the aspirations and perspectives of society have been articulated by mathematicians, priests, scientists, lawyers, and men of letters, and, in our time, particularly by …

Knowledge for What?

Human Behavior: An Inventory of Scientific Findings

by Bernard Berelson and Gary A. Steiner
The behavioral sciences are often met with disinterest, contempt, and even hostility. To sneer at sociology and psychology, to attack at least certain methods or findings of these enterprises, is thought by many people to show hard-headedness about human affairs or a deep sensitivity to the human spirit. The radical …