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The Language of Psycho-Analysis

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Sigmund Freud evolved his theories throughout his lifetime. This entailed many revisions and changes which he himself never tried to standardize rigidly into a definitive conceptual system. The need for some sort of a reliable guide which would spell out both the pattern of the evolution of Freud's thinking, as well as establish its inherent logic, was felt for a long time by both scholars and students of psychoanalysis. The authors succeeded admirably in providing a dictionary of Freud's concepts which is more than a compilation of mere definitions. After many years of creative and industrious research, they were able to give an authentic account of the evolution of each concept with pertinent supporting texts from Freud's own writing (in the Standard Edition translation), and thus have endowed us with an instrument for work and research which is characterized by its thoroughness, exactitude and lack of prejudice towards dogma. The Language of Psychoanalysis has already established itself as a classic, and will long continue to be indispensible guide to psychoanalytic vocabulary for both student and research-worker in psychoanalysis.

Light handling wear to the front soft cover and creasing down the spine otherwise very good condition!.

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Author(s):
Laplanche ,Jean
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0946439494
ISBN-13:
9780946439492
Number of pages:
510
Publisher:
Karnac and the Institute of Psycho-Analysis
Title:
The Language of Psycho-Analysis

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Sigmund Freud evolved his theories throughout his lifetime. This entailed many revisions and changes which he himself never tried to standardize rigidly into a definitive conceptual system. The need for some sort of a reliable guide which would spell out both the pattern of the evolution of Freud's thinking, as well as establish its inherent logic, was felt for a long time by both scholars and students of psychoanalysis. The authors succeeded admirably in providing a dictionary of Freud's concepts which is more than a compilation of mere definitions. After many years of creative and industrious research, they were able to give an authentic account of the evolution of each concept with pertinent supporting texts from Freud's own writing (in the Standard Edition translation), and thus have endowed us with an instrument for work and research which is characterized by its thoroughness, exactitude and lack of prejudice towards dogma. The Language of Psychoanalysis has already established itself as a classic, and will long continue to be indispensible guide to psychoanalytic vocabulary for both student and research-worker in psychoanalysis.

Light handling wear to the front soft cover and creasing down the spine otherwise very good condition!.

Author(s):
Laplanche ,Jean
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0946439494
ISBN-13:
9780946439492
Number of pages:
510
Publisher:
Karnac and the Institute of Psycho-Analysis
Title:
The Language of Psycho-Analysis

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