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Freud, Biologist Of The Mind / Edition 1

Freud, Biologist Of The Mind / Edition 1

by Frank J. Sulloway
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674323351

ISBN-13: 9780674323353

Pub. Date: 10/01/1992

Publisher: Harvard University Press


In this monumental intellectual biography, Frank Sulloway demonstrates that Freud always remained, despite his denials, a biologist of the mind; and, indeed, that his most creative inspirations derived significantly from biology. Sulloway analyzes the political aspects of the complex myth of Freud as psychoanalytic hero as it served to consolidate the analytic

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In this monumental intellectual biography, Frank Sulloway demonstrates that Freud always remained, despite his denials, a biologist of the mind; and, indeed, that his most creative inspirations derived significantly from biology. Sulloway analyzes the political aspects of the complex myth of Freud as psychoanalytic hero as it served to consolidate the analytic movement. This is a revolutionary reassessment of Freud and psychoanalysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674323353
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
1,245,107
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the1992 Edition

Preface and Guide to the Reader

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

Illustrations

Introduction

PART ONE: Freud and Nineteenth-Century Psychophysics

1. The Nature and Origins of Psychoanalysis

2. Sigmund Freud and Josef Breuer: Toward a Psychophysical Theory of Hysteria (1880-95)

3. Sexuality and the Etiology of Neurosis: The Estrangement of Breuer and Freud

4. Freud's Three Major Psychoanalytic Problems and the Project for a Scientific Psychology (1895)

PART TWO: Psychoanalysis: The Birth of a Genetic Psychobiology

5. Wilhelm Fliess and the Mathematics of Human Sexual Biology

6. Freud's Psychoanalytic Transformation of the Fliessian Id

7. The Darwinian Revolution's Legacy to Psychology and Psychoanalysis

8. Freud and the Sexologists

9. Dreams and the Psychopathology of Everyday Life

10. Evolutionary Biology Resolves Freud's Three Psychoanalytic Problems (1905-39)

11. Life (Eros) and Death Instincts: Culmination of a Biogenetic Romance

PART THREE: Ideology, Myth, and History in the Origins of Psychoanalysis

12. Freud as Crypto-Biologist: The Politics of Scientific Independence

13. The Myth of the Hero in the Psychoanalytic Movement

14. Epilogue and Conclusion

Appendix A: Two Published Accounts Detailing Josef Breuer's 4 November 1895 Defense of Freud's Views on Sexuality and Neurosis

Appendix B: Josef Breuer's Met psychology: The Matter of the "Remarkable Paradox"

Appendix C: Dr. Felix Gattel's Scientific Collaboration with Freud (1897/98)

Appendix D: The Dating of Freud's Reading of Albert Moll's Untersuchungen üher die Libido sexualis

Bibliography

Index

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