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The Hidden Freud

His Hassidic Roots, 1st Edition

By Joseph H. Berke


250 pages

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This book explores Sigmund Freud and his Jewish roots and demonstrates the input of the Jewish mystical tradition into Western culture via psychoanalysis. It shows how Freud utilized the Jewish mystical tradition to develop a science of subjectivity.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Sigmund Freud and the Rebbe Rashab -- A tale of two orphans -- The Jewish mystical traditions -- Bion and Kabbalah -- On the nature of the self: and its relationship with the soul -- On the nature of the soul: and its relationship with the self -- The replacement child -- Sigmund Freud and Rabbi Safran -- On opposites -- Lowness of spirit -- Reparation -- Atonement -- Epilogue

About the Author

H. Berke, Joseph

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health