Freud: A Very Short Introduction

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OUP Oxford, Feb 22, 2001 - 176 pages
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Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) revolutionized the way in which we think about ourselves. From its beginnings as a theory of neurosis, Freud developed psycho-analysis into a general psychology which became widely accepted as the predominant mode of discussing personality and interpersonal relationships. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Review: Freud: A Very Short Introduction (Meisterdenker)

User Review  - Johannes Bertus - Goodreads

A very critical introduction, and rightly so. Freud's ideas seem horribly contrived, unscientific and often just plain wrong. The most interesting ones (like the nature of subconscious) get little ... Read full review

Review: Freud: A Very Short Introduction (Meisterdenker)

User Review  - Kathie H - Goodreads

The Very Short Introduction series is indispensable to me. I began with Schopenhauer & continued with Freud. Accessible & readable even for a novice like me, I found this book hard to put down. The ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Anthony Storr qualified as a doctor in 1944. He subsequently specialized in psychiatry, trained as an analyst, and taught psychotherapy at Oxford. His books include The Integrity of the Personality (1960), The Dynamics of Creation (1972), Jung (1973), Solitude (1988), and Music and the Mind (1992). He is an Emeritus Fellow of Green College, Oxford.

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