The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 13: Essays in Honor of Weston LaBarre, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 13

Essays in Honor of Weston LaBarre, 1st Edition

Edited by L. Bryce Boyer, Simon A. Grolnick


220 pages

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Volume 13 includes chapters on the contributions of Weston LaBarre (B. Kilbourne); Geza Roheim's theory of myth (S. Morales); the origins of Christianity (W. Meissner); myths in Inuit religion (D. Merkur); the psychology of a Sherpa shaman (R. Paul); the psychoanalytic study of urban legends (M. Carroll); and the dogma of technology (H. Stein & R. Hill).

Table of Contents


Publications of Weston LaBarre - L. B. Boyer

Weston LaBarre: Pioneer, Gadfly, and Scholar - B. Kilborne

Geza Roheim's Theory of the Dream Origin of Myth - S. C. Morales

The Origins of Christianity - W. W. Meissner

Adaptive Symbolism and the Theory of Myth: The Symbolic Understanding of Myths in Inuit Religion - D. Merkur

Fire and Ice: The Psychology of a Sherpa Shaman - R. A. Paul

The Sick Old Lady is a Man: A Contribution to the Psychoanalytic Study of Urban Legends - M. P. Carroll

The Dogma of Technology - H. F. Stein and R. F. Hill

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology