Nietzsche's Presence in Freud's Life and Thought - On the Origins of a Psychology of Dynamic Unconscious Mental Functioning

Author(s): Ronald Lehrer

Psychology | Philosophy

This book examines the nature of Freud's relationship to the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Nietzsche regarded himself, among other things, as a psychologist. His psychological explorations included an understanding of the meaning and function of dreams, the unconscious, sublimation of drives, drives turned inward upon the self, unconscious guilt, unconscious envy, unconscious resistance, and much more that anticipated some of Freud's fundamental psychoanalytic concepts. Although Freud wrote of Nietzsche having anticipated psychoanalytic concepts, he denied that Nietzsche had any influence on his thought.

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General Fields

  • : 9780791421468
  • : State University of New York Press
  • : Suny Press
  • : December 1994
  • : .78 Inches X 5.9 Inches X 8.96 Inches
  • : books

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  • : Ronald Lehrer
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 370