Civilization and Its Discontents

Who is Goethe from Civilization and Its Discontents and what is their importance?

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Goethe was and is considered to be an important German thinker and writer, as well as one of the most influential literary figures in Europe. Freud quotes Goethe several times in the book to reinforce his ideas of what should be recognized as essential truths about humanity.

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Civilization and Its Discontents