The Freudian Wish and Its Place in Ethics (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Freudian Wish and Its Place in Ethics (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Edwin B. Holt
     
 

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Published in 1915, this work was hailed by the New York Times as "a very readable volume [that] presents in the realm of ethics the author's implications of Freud's investigations in individual psychology." With the “wish” being what Freud considers the key to the mind, Holt discusses "The Doctrine of the 'Wish,'" "The Wish in Ethics," and

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Published in 1915, this work was hailed by the New York Times as "a very readable volume [that] presents in the realm of ethics the author's implications of Freud's investigations in individual psychology." With the “wish” being what Freud considers the key to the mind, Holt discusses "The Doctrine of the 'Wish,'" "The Wish in Ethics," and "Some Broader Aspects of the Freudian Ethics." 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411462618
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/27/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
375 KB

Meet the Author

Edwin Bissell Holt (1873-1946) was an American philosopher and psychologist. A student of William James, Holt taught at Harvard and Princeton. Among his best-known works are the Concept of Consciousness (1914) and Animal Drive and the Leaning Process (1931). 

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