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Author Putnam, James Jackson, 1846-1918.

Title Addresses on psychoanalysis / b J.J. Putnam ; with a preface by Sigmund Freud
Published London : Hogarth Press LTO, [1951]
copyright 1921
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Summary "The papers here collected into a single volume, which were written by Professor James J. Putnam, between 1909 and the end of his life, give a good picture of his relations to psychoanalysis. They show how he was at first occupied in correcting a provisional judgment which was based on insufficient knowledge; how he then accepted the essence of analysis, recognized its capacity for throwing a clear light upon the origin of human imperfections and failings, and how he was struck by the prospect of contributing towards the improvement of humanity along analytical lines; how he then became convinced by his own activities as a physician as to the truth of most of the psychoanalytical conclusions and postulates, and then in his turn bore witness to the fact that the physician who makes use of analysis understands far more about the sufferings of his patients and can do far more for them than was possible with the earlier methods of treatment; and finally how he began to extend beyond the limits of analysis, demanding that as a science it should be linked on to a particular philosophical system, and that its practice should be openly associated with a particular set of ethical doctrines"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)
Notes Obituary by Ernest Jones, p. 457-466
Bibliography Bibliography, pages 466-470
Notes Also issued in print
Subject Psychoanalysis.
Psychoanalysis.
Form Electronic book
Author Jones, Ernest.