Introducing the Freud Wars

Introducing the Freud Wars

by Stephen Wilson
     
 

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Compact INTRODUCING guide on the debates surrounding psychoanalysis's most contested figure. Freud is universally recognized as a pivotal figure in modern culture. Yet the man and his work continually attract scandal, outrage and scientific suspicion. Was he a psychological genius or a peddler of humbug? Despite his atheism, did he invent a new religious cult? Is

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Compact INTRODUCING guide on the debates surrounding psychoanalysis's most contested figure. Freud is universally recognized as a pivotal figure in modern culture. Yet the man and his work continually attract scandal, outrage and scientific suspicion. Was he a psychological genius or a peddler of humbug? Despite his atheism, did he invent a new religious cult? Is he to blame for disguising the prevalence of sexual abuse? Is there an Oedipus Complex? Was he a drug addict? A wittily illustrated glimpse behind the demonized myths to the heart of a red-hot debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840463811
Publisher:
Icon Books, Ltd. UK
Publication date:
02/15/2003
Series:
Introducing
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.43(d)

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