Freud on Coke [NOOK Book]

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The story of Freud's involvement with cocaine and how it affected research long after he died... The book tells of a number of drug related tragedies Freud was involved in including the death of Ernest Fleischl and that of the less well known Otto Gross who was a good analyst, a cocaine addict and has advanced ideas about sex which led him to founding an orgiastic commune in Italy. Freud devotees will be unhappy with the book because it depicts their hero as all too human but it...
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Freud on Coke

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Overview

The story of Freud's involvement with cocaine and how it affected research long after he died... The book tells of a number of drug related tragedies Freud was involved in including the death of Ernest Fleischl and that of the less well known Otto Gross who was a good analyst, a cocaine addict and has advanced ideas about sex which led him to founding an orgiastic commune in Italy. Freud devotees will be unhappy with the book because it depicts their hero as all too human but it is a balanced view!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781908122001
  • Publisher: Andrews UK
  • Publication date: 11/21/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

David Cohen is a writer, filmmaker, and psychologist. His books include The Escape of Sigmund Freud and Psychologists on Psychology and biographies of the therapist Carl Rogers and of John B. Watson, the founder of behaviorism. His films include The Pleasure Principle and When Holly Went Missing.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Prologue: A Tale of Two Addicts xi

Chapter 1 Freud the Conquistador 1

Chapter 2 The Essential Freud 19

Chapter 3 A Traumatic Childhood 37

Chapter 4 Chew for Perfection 45

Chapter 5 The Clever Student 61

Chapter 6 Fleischl - a Greek Tragedy 81

Chapter 7 Cocaine by the Seine 99

Chapter 8 Fleiss and the Nose Obsession 121

Chapter 9 The Interpretation of (Cocaine) Dreams 145

Chapter 10 Artificial Heavens 1900-1950 165

Chapter 11 The Fliess Letters 189

Chapter 12 The Chemical Muse 1952-1960 207

Chapter 13 The Search for Soma, 1960s 221

Chapter 14 The Russian Connection 241

Chapter 15 Market Rules 259

References 281

Index 303

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    amazing what an intelligent gifted person will do with cocaine

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