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Fromm_Sullivan+Outline - Personality Theory: Erich Fromm...

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Personality Theory: Erich Fromm Biography 0. Born Frankfurt, Germany 1900 1. Only child in Orthodox Jewish family 0. Devoted to religious studies -- later denounced and called himself atheistic mystic 2. Unhappy home life 1. Moody father, Depressed mother 2. “unbearable, neurotic child” 3. Troubled by suicide of 25 year-old girl 1912 3. Oedipus complex 4. Unnerved by hysterical fanaticism in Germany during WWI 1914 5. University of Heidelberg- PhD in sociology 1922 6. Freudian psychoanalytic training in Berlin 4. Married first analyst (10 years older) 7. Wrote articles critical of Freudian psychoanalysis 8. Emigrated to United States to escape Nazis 1934 9. Divorced wife, long affair with Karen Horney Fromm - Overview
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Freedom or Security 0. 0. Unconscious, biological drives AND Society 0. Freedom : 1. Paradox in history of Western civilization 2. Transcending nature = Self-awareness --> Loneliness, Isolation Escape from Freedom
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