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Freud By Anthony W. Clare

Freud
by Anthony W. Clare

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A revisionist look at one of the most controversial philosophers of the 20th century. Few figures have had so decisive and fundamental an influence on the course of modern cultural history as Sigmund Freud. Yet few figures have inspired such intense controversy and continued debate.
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Freud by Anthony W. Clare

A critical reassessment of one of the most controversial philosophers of the last century. Few figures have had so decisive and fundamental an influence on the course of modern cultural history as Sigmund Freud. Yet few figures also have inspired such intense controversy and continued debate. The criticisms directed against his ideas have tended to become better informed with the passing of time. With almost a hundred years of Freud scholarship to draw on, it is now possible, perhaps for the first time, to offer a considered and balanced judgement on the value both of Freud's thought and of the movement he founded. It is this which Richard Webster has set out to do in a book which provides both a lucid introduction to Freud's theories and a striking account of why it is that Freud is still widely regarded as the most important of all modern thinkers.

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About Anthony W. Clare


Richard Webster studied English Literature at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of Why Freud Was Wrong: Sin, Science and Psychoanalysis (1995) among others. His website: www.richardwebster.net. contains many essays and reviews on Darwin, western science, the hidden authoritarianism of liberalism and on the role played by collective fantasies in history. He lives in Oxford.

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GOR004682206
Freud by Anthony W. Clare
Anthony W. Clare
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2003-04-10
64
0297829858
9780297829850
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