The Future of an Illusion

The Future of an Illusion

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by Sigmund Freud
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578988918

ISBN-13: 9781578988914

Pub. Date: 04/15/2010

Publisher: Martino Fine Books

Reprint of the 1928 edition. The Future of an Illusion is a book written by Sigmund Freud in 1927. It describes his interpretation of religion's origins, development, psychoanalysis, and its future. Freud describes religion as an illusion, as one of the wishes that are the "fulfillments of the oldest, strongest, and most urgent wishes of mankind". This title remains a…  See more details below

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Reprint of the 1928 edition. The Future of an Illusion is a book written by Sigmund Freud in 1927. It describes his interpretation of religion's origins, development, psychoanalysis, and its future. Freud describes religion as an illusion, as one of the wishes that are the "fulfillments of the oldest, strongest, and most urgent wishes of mankind". This title remains a landmark work of the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578988914
Publisher:
Martino Fine Books
Publication date:
04/15/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction, Todd Dufresne
Sigmund Freud: A Brief Chronology
Translator’s Note, Gregory C. Richter

The Future of an Illusion

Appendix A: “The Illusion of a Future”: Oskar Pfister’s Response to Freud’s The Future of an Illusion

Appendix B: Other Works by Freud and Pfister on Religion

  1. Sigmund Freud, “Obsessive Actions and Religious Practices” (1907)
  2. From Sigmund Freud, Totem and Taboo (1913)
  3. From Sigmund Freud, “Scientific Interest in Psychoanalysis” (1913)
  4. From Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents (1930)
  5. From Sigmund Freud, Moses and Monotheism: Three Essays (1939)
  6. From Oskar Pfister, On the Psychology of Philosophical Thought (1923)

References

Index

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