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Freud: The Making of an Illusion

Autor: Crews, Frederick

Editorial: Metropolitan Books

Formato:Tapa Dura
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Freud: The Making of an Illusion : From the master of Freud debunkers, the book that definitively puts an end to the myth of psychoanalysis and its creator.

Since the 1970s, Sigmund Freud's scientific reputation has been in an accelerating tailspin - but nonetheless the idea persists that some of his contributions were visionary discoveries of lasting value. Now, drawing on rarely consulted archives, Frederick Crews has assembled a great volume of evidence that reveals a surprising new Freud: a man who blundered tragicomically in his dealings with patients, who in fact never cured anyone, who promoted cocaine as a miracle drug capable of curing a wide range of diseases, and who advanced his career through falsifying case histories and betraying the mentors who had helped him to rise. The legend has persisted, Crews shows, thanks to Freud's fictive self-invention as a master detective of the psyche, and later through a campaign of censorship and falsification conducted by his followers.

A monumental biographical study and a slashing critique, Freud: The Making of an Illusion will stand as the last word on one of the most significant and contested figures of the twentieth century.


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Psicología   Historia
Biografía y Autobiografía   Social Scientists & Psychologists

ISBN 13:9781627797177
ISBN 10:1627797173
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:746
Tamaño:9.59" l x 6.48" w x 1.52" h
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