Freud and Judaism
Edited by David Meghnagi
Normal Price: $88.00
Your Price: $79.20 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.96 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas
Freud and Judaism by David Meghnagi
Book DescriptionAfter first having been denied, the Jewish element in the works of Freud has been variously studied from many different points of view.In this wide-ranging collection, there can be found studies that are representative of the tendencies in research during the last few years: from the biographical and psychological approach explaining this connection through the existence of a 'particular Jewish tendency' or 'outlook' deriving from the special social and existential condition of the Jew in modern society, to the approach establishing a parallel between the history of thought and of the psychoanalytic institution on the one hand and the history of contemporary Judaism in the face of the phenomenon of assimilation on the other; from the reconstruction of the historical context in which Freud found himself working, to the identification of anti-Jewish drives within clinical practice itself. In the two essays on Moses links are sought between Freud's scientific production and his personal meditation on Judaism, and between his own personal myths and the connection of those with the plan to evolve a positive theory of Judaism in reply to the outbreak of antisemitic racism.Includes a Foreword by Mortimer Ostow and a previously untranslated lecture, "Death and Us", by Sigmund Freud.
Buy Freud and Judaism book by David Meghnagi from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781855750029
(230mm x 147mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Karnac Books
Publisher: Karnac Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Freud and Judaism book by David Meghnagi and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - David Meghnagi
David Meghnagi is an associate member of the Italian Psychoanalytical Society. He lectures and researches at the University of Rome, where he co-ordinates the Research Unity for the Sociology of Judaism.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687