- Hardcover: 522 pages
- Publisher: Basic Books (June 1981)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0465040152
- ISBN-13: 978-0465040155
- Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.3 x 1.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,955,420 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud. Hardcover – June, 1981
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For example, "Freud took elaborate measures to secure his privacy, especially concerning his early life. On two occasions he completely destroyed all his correspondence, notes, diaries, and manuscripts." (Jones also notes that Frend deliberately suppressed a 1885 paper he wrote advocating injecting of cocaine.)
"In tracing ... the genesis of Freud's original discoveries, we may therefore legitimately consider that the greatest of them---namely, the universality of the Oedipus complex---was potentially facilitated by his own unusual family constellation, the spur it gave to his curiosity, and the opportunity it afforded of a complete repression."
"When he got hold of a simple but significant fact he would feel, and know, that it was an example of something general and universal, and the idea of collecting statistics on the matter was quite alien to him. It is one of the things for which other, more humdrum, workers have reproached him, but nevertheless that is the way the mind of a genius works.Read more ›
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Freud's map of the unconscious has become obsolete. Anyone who accepts it needs to consult with an informed neurologist. Read morePublished 17 months ago by reading man
Complete,in-depth look into the life of the Father Of Psychoanalysis, history of Freud and colleagues behind the scenes in the development of PA.Published on February 8, 2010 by John S. Pieri