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Sigmund Freud (Routledge Critical Thinkers) 2nd Edition

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  • Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (June 10, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415473691
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415473699
  • Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.4 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,190,791 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By FrKurt Messick HALL OF FAMEVINE VOICE on May 16, 2004
Format: Paperback
Pamela Thurschwell's text on Sigmund Freud is part of a recent series put out by the Routledge Press, designed under the general editorial direction of Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway, University of London), to explore the most recent and exciting ideas in intellectual development during the past century or so. To this end, figures such as Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida, Friedrich Nietzsche, Paul Ricoeur, and other influential thinkers in critical thought are highlighted in the series, planned to include at least 21 volumes in all.
Thurschwell's text, following the pattern of the others, includes background information on Freud and its significance, the key ideas and sources, and Freud's continuing impact on other thinkers. As the series preface indicates, no critical thinker arises in a vacuum, so the context, influences and broader cultural environment are all important as a part of the study, something with which Freud might agree.
Why is Freud included in this series? It is hard to come up with a more controversial and influential thinker in the twentieth century than Sigmund Freud. His name has become a household word by those who know absolute nothing about him or his real work. While starting out in the then newly-developed field of psychology as a primary focus, his thought and intellectual influence has extended far beyond to almost every academic field. Particularly in the areas of philosophy, politics, theology, sociology, and science, Freud's influence will continue to be significant for a number of reasons.
Thurschwell's text is well organised.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By B. F. Mooney on July 4, 2009
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For years, it was hard to specifically recommend any particular introduction to Freud. This book can serve that purpose, however, whether the reader intends to go on and read Freud himself or not. A reader will come away with a grasp of basic Freudian ideas, and understand why they are still controversial and important. While much can be said for simply jumping in and reading An Interpretation of Dreams or Five Lectures on Psychoanalysis, since Freud is a fine writer and has been masterfully translated by the Stracheys, this book could be read first to make any subsequent reading of Freud a richer, more insightful experience.

The explanations are clear, the coverage comprehensive given the size of the volume, the writing interesting, and the author clearly understands her subject material. The annotated bibliography is another plus, an excellent guide for further reading.

The emphasis on a literary theory approach is sound, even for those who have other purposes in mind, for as the author suggests, all psychoanalysis is a form of "reading".
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