Escape from Freedom by Erich Fromm

Escape from Freedom

Erich Fromm with Anthony Haden Salerno (Narrator)

8 hours, 18 minutes first pub 1941 (editions)

nonfiction philosophy psychology sociology challenging informative reflective slow-paced


If humanity cannot live with the dangers and responsibilities inherent in freedom, it will probably turn to authoritarianism. This is the central idea of Escape from Freedom, a landmark work by one of the most distinguished thinkers of our time, a...

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