The Art Of Loving

Autor: Erich Fromm
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480402001
File Size: 72,58 MB
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The landmark bestseller that changed the way we think about love: “Every line is packed with common sense, compassion, and realism” (Fortune). The Art of Loving is a rich and detailed guide to love—an achievement reached through maturity, practice, concentration, and courage. In the decades since the book’s release, its words and lessons continue to resonate. Erich Fromm, a celebrated psychoanalyst and social psychologist, clearly and sincerely encourages the development of our capacity for and understanding of love in all of its facets. He discusses the familiar yet misunderstood romantic love, the all-encompassing brotherly love, spiritual love, and many more. A challenge to traditional Western notions of love, The Art of Loving is a modern classic about taking care of ourselves through relationships with others by the New York Times–bestselling author of To Have or To Be? and Escape from Freedom. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Erich Fromm including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.

The Animal Question

Autor: Paola Cavalieri
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195173651
File Size: 70,12 MB
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This provocative work advances a radical proposal: that we extend basic human rights to the nonhuman animals we currently treat as "things." "A brilliant, concise statement of the argument for attributing basic rights to animals..."--Peter Singer, Princeton University

Meaning In The Visual Arts

Autor: Erwin Panofsky
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780140136227
File Size: 34,43 MB
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Since its original publication, Erwin Panofsky's Meaning in the Visual Arts has been standard reading for students of art history. It is both an introduction to the study of art and, for those with more specialized interests, a profound discussion of art and life in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Panofsky's historical technique reveals an abundance of detail, detail he skillfully relates to the life and work of individual painters and their times. The papers in this volume represent a cross-section of Panofsky's major work. Included are selections from his well-known Studies in Iconology and The Life and Art of Albrecht Durer, plus an introduction and an epilogue--The History of Art as a Humanistic Discipline and Three Decades of Art History in the United States: Impressions of a Transplanted European--as well as pieces written especially for this collection. All display Panofsky's vast erudition and deep commitment to a humanistic conception of art and art history.

Oration On The Dignity Of Man

Autor: Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1596983019
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An ardent treatise for the Dignity of Man, which elevates Humanism to a truly Christian level, making this writing as pertinent today as it was in the Fifteenth Century.