• Sahar Zabihidan Ph.D Student of History and Philosophy of Education; Foundations of Education, Psychology and Educational Sciences, Shiraz University, Iran
  • Babak Shamshiri Associate Prof. of the Dept. of Foundations of Educational Psychology, Shiraz University, Iran



Erich Fromm, loneliness, positive and negative dimensions of loneliness, education system


For many years, the human need for the group, social life, and the impact of this form of life on mental health and body have been discussed. This is said to be less about loneliness and the role played by human beings. Loneliness is a global issue experienced by all humans more or less and with their lives. In other words, many people with races, cultures, social classes, and at different ages and times each experience some kind of loneliness. It is true that human being is an absolute social being and we always hear from the benefits of communication and satisfaction from it, But this should not be overlooked by the constructive and positive aspects of being alone, especially in education systems; Hence, this article was conducted with the aim of examining the opinions and views of Eric Forum on loneliness and analyzing its consequences in education. This research is part of qualitative research, which is done by analytical-deductive method. Findings indicate that Any social person with extensive communication does not necessarily have mental health; On the other hand, loneliness is not always a sign for malicious and anti-social characters, In other words, what is important is the difference between antisocial people and a group consciously choosing loneliness. Therefore, loneliness is an emotional feeling that in the case of balance, it can be constructive and lead to self-knowledge, the development of reflection thinking, self-consciousness and if it is to be extreme, there will be plenty of harm in the community, especially education systems


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Como Citar

ZABIHIDAN, S.; SHAMSHIRI, B. ERICH FROMM’S PERSPECTIVE ABOUT LONELINESS AND ITS OUTCOMES IN EDUCATION. Gênero & Direito, [S. l.], v. 8, n. 3, 2019. DOI: 10.22478/ufpb.2179-7137.2019v8n3.47577. Disponível em: Acesso em: 28 jan. 2022.



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