The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 13

Essays in Honor of Weston LaBarre

Edited by L. Bryce Boyer, Simon A. Grolnick

© 1988 – Routledge

224 pages

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About the Book

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

Preface

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:
PSY003000
PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology
PSY017000
PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
PSY031000
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology