Sigmund Freud

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Noun1.Sigmund Freud - Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)Sigmund Freud - Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
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Today, after four or five generations of authors have absorbed Freudian theory, all biography is in a sense Freudian, even if the biographer affects to disdain his theories.
The volume at hand contains contributions from philosophers as well as scientists: it covers a wide range of special sciences from astronomy and physics to Freudian theory and the cultural sciences.
6) Exposing the opera as an attempt to remain current in the post-Debussy era, Kaminsky draws on Freudian theory and child psychology (especially the role of empathy in shaping morality), revealing how "issues of power and control" (p.
of Melbourne) draws on Freudian theory to support his thesis that these portrayals center on proxies of desire that define 'normality' by contrast.
When Greven unfolds his reading of Brokeback Mountain, he has all the cards in his hand to circle back to The Silence of the Lambs and The Passion of the Christ, forcing us to re-examine the much-maligned Freudian theory of homosexuality in men as a result of identification with the mother.
It deals with issues such as Freudian theory in very understandable terms.
Peter Rudnytsky, in "Dissociation and Decapitation," argues that Charles's regicide "is singularly well suited" to an application of Freudian theory of killing the primordial father (16) and uses primarily Andrew Marvell to argue that even Puritans reacted to Charles' death almost as if it were a second fall.
Martin Buber and others were puzzled at how a sane man could insist on what must have happened, according to Freudian theory, in the face of historical evidence.
Freudian theory also leads us to see children as filled with dark, violent, and sexual tendencies that must be dealt with carefully.
The age was the postwar period, filled with anxiety, shocked by the atom bomb, changed by machines, immersed in Freudian theory and psychoanalysis, swinging with improvisational jazz.
Freudian theory also encouraged Wolfe in his push for full exploration and the wish to write a completely honest book.
In the first three chapters, she discusses the foundational views of Freudian theory, and integrates more recent ideas from developmental theory and research and post-modern concepts, such as language and meaning, and culture and identity.