The Kernal of Truth in Freud

The Kernal of Truth in Freud

By: Philip Lawton (author)Paperback

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Guided by the writings of Jacques Lacan, Paul Ricoeur, and other contemporary French-speaking commentators, this monograph presents a Freudian philosophical anthropology and offers an intrepretation of scientific, artistic, and historical 'truth' in Freud's works. Topics addressed include the sources of creativity, the scientific status of psychoanalytic theory, and the client-analyst relationship. Contents: A Freudian Philosophical Anthropology; Psychoanalysis as Science; The Creation of Meaning; and History and Therapy.

About Author

Philip Lawton is Associate Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.

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  • ISBN13: 9780819180353
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 154
  • ID: 9780819180353
  • weight: 191
  • ISBN10: 0819180351

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