A Dream of Undying Fame: How Freud Betrayed His Mentor and Invented Psychoanalysis

A Dream of Undying Fame: How Freud Betrayed His Mentor and Invented Psychoanalysis

by Louis Breger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465019885
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 08/25/2009
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 271 KB

About the Author

Louis Breger is Professor Emeritus of Psychoanalytic Studies at the California Institute of Technology and a founding president of the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis. He is an expert in the field of psychoanalysis. He is the author of the acclaimed biography Freud: Darkness in the Midst of Vision. He lives in Woodacre, California.

Table of Contents

1 Exploring the Irrational 1

2 The Vision of a Heroic Self 5

3 A Scientist Treats the Passions 21

4 The Talking Cure: Josef Breuer and Anna O. 29

5 Meaning Out of Chaos 49

6 Among the Afflicted 71

7 Freud's "Only Other" 83

8 Inventing a Universal "Scientific" Law 91

9 Full Circle 99

Acknowledgments 119

Notes 121

Bibliography 133

Index 139

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