Analytic Freud Michael P. Levine

ISBN: 9780203049471

Published: November 18th 1999

ebook


Description

Analytic Freud  by  Michael P. Levine

Analytic Freud by Michael P. Levine
November 18th 1999 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | | ISBN: 9780203049471 | 6.27 Mb

This is a timely and stimulating collection of essays on the importance of Freudian thought for analytic philosophy, investigating its impact on mind, ethics, sexuality, religion and epistemology.Marking a clear departure from the long-standingMoreThis is a timely and stimulating collection of essays on the importance of Freudian thought for analytic philosophy, investigating its impact on mind, ethics, sexuality, religion and epistemology.Marking a clear departure from the long-standing debate over whether Freudian thought is scientific or not, The Analytic Freud expands the framework of philosophical inquiry, demonstrating how fertile and mutually enriching the relationship between philosophy and psychoanalysis can be.The essays are divided into four clear sections, addressing the implications of Freud for philosophy of mind, ethics, sexuality and civilisation.

The authors discuss the problems psychoanalysis poses for contemporary philosophy as well as what philosophy can learn from Freuds legacy and undeniable influence. For instance, The Analytic Freud discusses the problems presented by pyschoanalytic theories of the mind for the philosophy of language- the issues which current theories of mind and meaning raise for psychoanalytic accounts of emotion, metaphor, the will and self-deception- the question whether psychoanalytic theory is essential in understanding sexuality, love, humour and the tensions which arise out of personal relationships.The Analytic Freud is a critical and thorough examination of Freudian and post-Freudian theory, adding a welcome and significant dimension to the debate between psychoanalysis and contemporary philosophy.



Enter answer





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Analytic Freud":


thesmartestcontract.com

©2009-2015 | DMCA | Contact us