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  • Paperback: 132 pages
  • Publisher: Martino Fine Books (March 31, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1614270139
  • ISBN-13: 978-1614270133
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,959,994 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Steven H Propp TOP 50 REVIEWER on August 16, 2010
Format: Paperback
This book was published in German in 1905, and contains statements of his famous (or infamous, depending on one's view) theories such as "penis envy," "castration complex," and the "Oedipus complex."

Here are some representative quotations from the book:

"The fact of sexual need in man and animal is expressed in biology by the assumption of a 'sexual instinct.' ... The sexual expression corresponding to hunger not being found colloquially, science uses the expression, 'libido.'"
"The sexual instinct is probably entirely independent of its object and is not originated by the stimuli proceeding from the object."
"Now we are forced to the conclusion that there is indeed something congenital at the basis of perversions, but it is someting which is congenital in all persons; which as a predisposition may fluctuate in intensity, and that it is brought into prominence by influences of life."
"The historians of civilization seem to be unanimous in the opinion that such deflection of sexual powers from sexual aims to new aims, a process which merits the name of sublimation, has furnished powerful components for all cultural accomplishments."
"One of the first of such pregenital sexual organizations is the oral, or if one will, the cannibalistic. Here the sexual activity is not yet separated from the taking of nourishment and the contrasts within it are not yet differentiated... A second pregenital stage is the sadistic-anal organization."
"The infantile manifestations of sexuality not only condition the deviations from the normal sexual life, but also the normal formations of the same.
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By Brandy on January 18, 2015
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Freud's thoughts on sexuality namely apply to the make psychology (in fact his outdated ideas of women are quite laughable but were unfortunately t be in use for nearly 60 years after publication), but is worth it to read the thoughts and research from over a century ago. Many of the idea poo testbed here are still accurate and even relevant to science which is truly remarkable considering the time. Now,I would recommend following up with a bit of female anatomy if you're a guy.
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This PARTICULAR edition of this book has NO page numbers...and the print is quite/very small...If you want to read this, try a different edition.
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By Beau Purdom on March 10, 2015
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Book in Excellent Condition, and is a good read for Psych students
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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Damon163 on January 13, 2012
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This book was very informative and had very interesting theories. You have to remember it is by Freud, so there are a few parts that you may have to read over more than once to get the theory. For the most part I thought it was a very interesting and informative book. A lot of the theories that he talked about were very very briefly noted and I feel that he could have gone into a lot more detail than he did.
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