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'Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980'

Erich Fromm

Erich Fromm was born in 1900 in Frankfurt, Germany. He left Nazi Germany in 1934 and came to New York. After teaching at a number of universities, he became professor of psychoanalysis at the National University of Mexico in 1951. Fromm was an author, psychoanalyst, philosopher, and anthropologist. Religiously, he had a Jewish upbringing and a background in the Talmud. In his adult life, he was atheist, but stressed a non-theistic spirituality that he found in the writings of Karl Marx, who was a profound influence on his view of human adjustment to society and which shaped his writings on psychoanalysis. (Source: The Hidden Ground of Love, p. 308.)

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1. Crossreference ; See:  Psychological causes of war, The; by Erich Fromm. Comment. -->
2. Crossreference ; See:  Zen Buddhism and psychoanalysis, by D. T. Suzuki, Erich Fromm, and Richard DeMartino -->