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Freud, Biologist of the Mind

Beyond the Psychoanalytic Legend, With a New Preface by the Author

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$52.00 • £45.95 • €47.95

ISBN 9780674323353

Publication Date: 01/01/1992


638 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

40 halftones, 1 table, 2 line illustrations


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A work of prodigious scholarship in its own right. It establishes a new level of empirical precision and critical skill in the analysis of Freud’s life.—Peter Brooks, The New York Times Book Review

Fascinating… A thought-provoking tour through this extraordinary chapter in the history of ideas.—Jean Strouse, Newsweek

Extraordinarily exciting and enlightening… A truly comprehensive intellectual biography of Freud and the analytic movement, which embodies the scholarship so sorely lacking in previous endeavors… The result here is an informative, authoritative, and comprehensive work, brimming with all sorts of revelations and new versions of old tales about Freud’s…predecessors and contemporaries. One’s view of Freud and the origins of psychoanalysis will never be quite the same after reading this book.—Arnold Bernstein, Modern Psychoanalysis

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