Henri F. Ellenberger. The discovery of the unconscious. The history and evolution of dynamic psychiatry. New York: Basic Books, Inc., , xiv & pp. $ , , English, Book, Illustrated edition: The discovery of the unconscious: the history and evolution of dynamic psychiatry / Henri F. Ellenberger. The Discovery Of The Unconscious. The History And Evolution Of Dynamic Psychiatry. by Henri F. Ellenberger. Share. Trade Paperback. Buy Book.

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Borch-Jacobsen, Mikkel; Shamdasani, Sonu The work has become a classic, and has been credited with demolishing the myth of Freud’s originality and encouraging scholars to question the scientific validity of psychoanalysis. Discvoery section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards.

Ellenberger describes in detail the very rich theories of the unconscious of Carus and von Hartman as well as the changing fortunes of theories of hypnosis including the work of Mesmer, Puysegur, Bergheim and Charcot. The discovery of the unconscious Henri F. Last edited by Clean Up Bot.

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And here and there he doesn’t make it. It should be based principally on the book itself Please help improve this section if you can. Views Read Edit View history. Mar 29, Micheal Hooker rated it it was amazing. Buy this book Amazon.


May 09, Manvel rated it it was amazing. Furthermore, he domonstrates that many of the founders of “dynamic psychology” were This book was much talked about in the psychology department at Union Theological Seminary, talked about as if there were something naughty or scandalous about it.

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The Discovery of the Unconscious: The History and Evolution of Dynamic Psychiatry

The second aspect led to Freud being credited with the achievements of others. The Norton History of the Human Sciences.

Always connecting their thought the context of time, it’s truly a masterpiece. Ellenberger is not afraid to bring in insights into unconscious which is present in the philosophy of Schopenhauer and Nietzsche; the music of Schubert, and the literature of the double in the 19th century.

The discovery of the unconscious

Retrieved from ” https: Decline and Fall of the Freudian Empire. Sometimes even getting quite deep into philosophy, explaining the influence of Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and Heidegger, showing how deeply interwebed everything is and it’s enormous roots.

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In this study of the history of dynamic psychiatry, [1] Ellenberger provides an account of the early history of psychology covering such figures as Franz Anton MesmerSigmund FreudCarl JungAlfred Adlerand Pierre Janet. Overall this is a terrific a terrific book.

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He tried so hard. The Discovery of the Unconscious: But, as in the case of a teenage solo sailor who got three-quarters of the way around the world on an around-the-world solo voyage before having to give up, one feels bad to refuse the kid a good measure of praise. The Oxford Companion to the Mind, Second edition. The second djscovery led to Freud being credited with the achievements of others.

It’s indeed quite long and takes time and effort, but the writing is excellent and rarely tedious. Anyone looking to part with theirs at a reasonable amount? Comments and reviews What are comments?