Radical Claims in Freudian Psychoanalysis: Point/Counterpoint

Radical Claims in Freudian Psychoanalysis: Point/Counterpoint

By: M. Andrew Holowchak (author)Hardback

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Radical Claims in Freudian Psychoanalysis: Point/Counterpoint, edited by M. Andrew Holowchak, features pro and con essays on some of the most extreme Freudian claims, including the Freudian unconscious and the Oedipus complex. The format of this volume allows for a close examination of the contentious issues in some of the most radical claims of Freud's psychoanalysis from different viewpoints.

About Author

M. Andrew Holowchak, PhD teaches Philosophy at Rider University in Lawrence, New Jersey. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers in areas such as ethics, psychoanalysis, ancient philosophy and science, philosophy of sport, and social and political philosophy and has authored 18 books.


Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: The Oedipus Complex Chapter 1: Freud's Oedipus Complex: Shibboleth or Canard?, by M. Andrew Holowchak Chapter 2: The Oedipus Complex: Then and Now, by Joel Kupfersmid Chapter 3: Reply to Dr. Holowchak Chapter 4: Reply to Dr. Kupfersmid Part II: Dreams as Wish-Fulfillments Chapter 5: The Puzzle of Dreams, by Michael Michael Chapter 6: The Unhappy Fate of Freud's Dream Theory, by Rosemary Sand Chapter 7: Reply to Dr. Michael Chapter 8: Reply to Dr. Sand Part III: Religion as Illusion Chapter 9: Freud's Critique of Religion, by John Cottingham Chapter 10: Freud and the Psychology of Atheism, by Paul Vitz Chapter 11: Reply to Dr. Cottingham Chapter 12: Reply to Dr. Vitz Part IV: Free Association Chapter 13: On Behalf of Free Association, by Michael Lavin Chapter 14: Epistemological Liabilities of Free Association, by Adolf Grunbaum Chapter 15: Reply to Dr. Lavin (M. Andrew Holowchak) Chapter 16: Reply to Dr. Grunbaum Part V: The Unconscious Chapter 17: The Unconscious as a Neural Palimpsest, by Grant Gillett Chapter 18: Freud's Greatest Failure: The Unconscious, by Edwin Erwin Chapter 19: Reply to Dr. Gillett Chapter 20: Reply to Dr. Erwin Part VI: Psychoanalysis as Weltanschauung Chapter 21: Freud's Project for a Genuinely Scientific Psychology?, by Andreas De Block Chapter 22: Psychoanalysis as Weltanschauung, by Douglass Kirsner Chapter 23: Reply to Dr. De Block Chapter 24: Reply to Dr. Kirsner Further Reading

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  • ISBN13: 9780765708212
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 284
  • ID: 9780765708212
  • weight: 572
  • ISBN10: 0765708213

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