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Freud : eine Biographie für unsere Zeit Peter Gay

Freud : eine Biographie für unsere Zeit

Peter Gay

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ISBN : 9783596129133
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904 pages
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A NY Times bestseller, this is the most highly regarded biography of Freud. To read it is to enter the world of Sigmund Freud as never before: his family, his city, his professional struggles, his fruitful & embattled life. Drawing on a store ofMoreA NY Times bestseller, this is the most highly regarded biography of Freud. To read it is to enter the world of Sigmund Freud as never before: his family, his city, his professional struggles, his fruitful & embattled life. Drawing on a store of unpublished documents, including hundreds of hitherto unknown or inaccessible letters, Peter Gay deals frankly with the controversies that have long swirled around Freuds impassioned friendships, his love life & his theoretical innovations which, as Freud himself put it, agitated the sleep of humankind. 72 illustrations.PrefaceFoundations: 1856-19051 A greed for knowledgeFood for memoriesThe lure of researchFreud in love2 The theory in the makingA necessary friend, & enemyHysterics, projects, & embarrassmentsSelf-analysis3 PsychoanalysisThe secret of dreamsA psychology for psychologistsFrom Rome to Vienna: a progressA map for sexualityElaborations: 1902-154 Sketch of an embattled founderAt fiftyPleasures of the sensesThe Wednesday psychological societyThe foreigners5 Psychoanalytic politicsJung: the crown princeAmerican interludeVienna versus ZurichJung: the enemy6 Therapy & techniqueA problematic debutTwo classic lessonsIn his own cause: Leonardo, Schreber, FliessIn his own cause: the politics of the wolf manA handbook for technicians7 Applications & implicationsMatters of tasteFoundations of societyMapping the mindThe end of EuropeRevisions: 1915-398 AggressionsComprehensive & momentous thingsUneasy peaceDeath: experience & theoryEros, ego & their enemies9 Death against lifeIntimations of mortalityAnnaThe price of popularityVitality: the Berlin spirit10 Flickering lights on dark continentsRank & the consequencesDoctors dilemmasWoman, the dark continent11 Human nature at workAgainst illusionsCivilization: the human predicamentThe ugly AmericansTrophies & obituaries12 To die in freedomThe politics of disasterDefiance as identityFinis AustriaeDeath of a stoicAbbreviationsNotesBibliographical EssayAcknowledgmentsIndexPhotographs