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Some metaphysical types met with in psychoanalytic theory

Breger, Louis (1980) Some metaphysical types met with in psychoanalytic theory. Humanities Working Paper, 57. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20090812-152848909

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Abstract

This essay explores the "unconscious" meaning of the metaphors in which psychoanalytic theory is stated. In other words, the psychoanalytic method of interpretation is turned back on the theory itself. Considered are Freud's theories of sexuality, pleasure-unpleasure, masculinity-femininity and the metapsychology. The roots of these theories are located in Freud's intellectual "childhood" in a nineteenth"",century system of values and traced from that source through major portions of his later work.


Item Type:Report or Paper (Working Paper)
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Official Citation:Breger, Louis. Some metaphysical types met with in psychoanalytic theory.Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 1980. Humanities Working Paper, No. 57.
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Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
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