Capitalismo y autoritarismo¿un mismo origen?

  1. Carlos Alarcón Cabrera
Revista de Derecho, Empresa y Sociedad (REDS)

ISSN: 2340-4647

Year of publication: 2017

Issue: 11

Pages: 22-37

Type: Article

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The antithesis between Marx and Weber is crucial to analyze the interactions of social phenomena. In The Fear to Freedom, since an intermediate position, combined with psychoanalytic theses, Fromm studied the rise of religious Protestantism influencing the emergence of capitalism, but also in a generalized feeling of submission that, in contemporary times, paved the way for authoritarianism, and particularly for nazism. In this paper is a review these causality relations almost eighty years after Fromm wrote his book