1st Edition

Freud on the Acropolis
Reflections on a Paradoxical Response to the Real

ISBN 9780367015091
Published May 7, 2019 by CRC Press
120 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, the author tracks the canonical instances of the generalized version of Sigmund Freud's example: a visit to the Acropolis when one cares about the visit, whether or not with the degree of interest and enthusiasm that Freud had.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Problem -- A Synopsis of Freud's Account -- Freud's Thought at Face Value -- Freud's Thought as a Figurative Expression -- Freud's Account Analyzed -- A Different Neurosis -- The Thought as Mundane -- The Thought as Childlike: The Reencounter with the Known in a New Guise -- Reencounter with the Known in Reality -- The Adult Voice -- The Paradoxical Stance -- A Disturbance of Memory on the Acropolis

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