Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Schoeck, Helmut. Envy: a theory of social behaviour. Translation of: Der Neid. Reprint. Envy was first published in German in , then in an English translation in This classic study is one of the few books to explore extensively the many. This classic study is one of the few books to explore extensively the many facets of envy–“a drive which lies at the core of man’s life as a social being.” Ranging.
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Echoeck single location in Australian Capital Territory: InSchoeck returned to Germany, where he obtained a chair in sociology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainzwhich he would occupy until his retirement in Superstitious people feared that the gods would punish them for being too wealthy. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Envy: A Theory of Social Behaviour by Helmut Schoeck
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