This series considers at least two lines of development: a contemporary reading of Freud that reclaims his contributions and a clarification of the logical and epistemic perspectives from which he is read today.
On Freud's Observations On Transference-Love
On Freud's Screen Memories
On Freud's The Future of an Illusion
On Freud's The Unconscious
On Freud's "The Question of Lay Analysis"
On Freud's A Child is Being Beaten
By Ethel S. Person, Aiban Hagelin, Peter Fonagy
June 30, 2013
This is the third volume in the series Contemporary Freud: Turning Points and Critical Issues, published for the International Psychoanalytical Association. Each volume presents a classic essay by Freud with commentaries by prominent psychoanalytic teachers and analysts from different theoretical ...
By Howard B. Levine, Gail S. Reed
October 23, 2014
The concept of "screen memories" was introduced by Freud for the first time in his 1899 paper, reprinted here in its entirety. Although the clinical interest in "screen memories" has perhaps diminished in recent analytic discussion, there is much to be gained from revisiting and re-examining both ...
By Mary Kay O'Neil, Salman Akhtar
December 31, 2009
"The Future of an Illusion" reveals Freud's reflections about religion as well as his hope that in the future science will go beyond religion, and reason will replace faith in God. The discussion with an imaginary critic revealed his internal debate, mirroring the debate about this subject in the ...
By Salman Akhtar, Mary Kay O'Neil
July 19, 2013
If there ever was one word that could represent the essence of Freud's work, that word would be 'unconscious'. Indeed, Freud himself regarded his 1915 paper 'The Unconscious' as central to clarifying the fundamentals of his metapsychology. The paper delineates the topographic model of the mind and ...
By Paulo Cesar Sandler, Gley Pacheco Costa
March 04, 2019
The questions of what psychoanalysis is, and does, and who can and should practice it, remains key within the modern profession. Has the invaluable material packed into Freud’s The Question of Lay Analysis (1926) been underestimated by contemporary psychoanalysis? This book explores how the issues ...
By Ethel Spector Person
June 01, 2013
Presents a classic essay by Sigmund Freud, followed by discussions that set Freud's work in context and demonstrate its contemporary relevance. The contributors to this volume represent diverse perspectives from different regions of the psychoanalytic world....
By Thierry Bokanowski, Sergio Lewkowicz
December 31, 2009
This book includes the development of the concept of "splitting" from both metapsychological and clinical perspectives, emphasizing the great importance of this topic for contemporary psychoanalysis. Starting with the history of the concept, the book covers recent French, English and Latin American...