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Author Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980.

Title The revision of psychoanalysis / Erich Fromm ; edited by Rainer Funk
Published LONDON : ROUTLEDGE, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Series Interventions--theory and contemporary politics
Interventions--theory and contemporary politics.
Contents Foreword / Rainer Funk -- 1. On My Psychoanalytic Approach -- 2. The Dialectic Revision of Psychoanalysis. The Necessity for the Revision of Psychoanalysis. Subject and Method of the Revision of Psychoanalysis. Aspects of a Revised Theory of Drives. Revision of the Theory of the Unconscious and the Repressed. The Relevance of Society, Sexuality, and the Body in a Revised Psychoanalysis. The Revision of Psychoanalytic Therapy -- 3. Sexuality and Sexual Perversions. Aspects of the Sexual Liberation Movement. The Sexual Perversions and Their Evaluation. The Revision of Perversions, Using Sadism as an Example -- 4. The Alleged Radicalism of Herbert Marcuse. Marcuse's Understanding of Freud. The Concept of Perversions. The Idealization of Hopelessness
Summary In 1965 Erich Fromm became professor emeritus of psychoanalysis at the National Autonomous University of Mexico City. In the same year he finished his field research on the social character of the Mexican peasant village Chiconcuac. Released from his obligations at the university and free for a new project, he applied to various funding organizations for money to undertake a "Systematic Work on Humanistic Psychoanalysis," which he had decided to write in the course of the next few years. It was conceived as a work of three to four volumes that would deal with the complete range of psychoanalytic theory and practice. He intended nothing less than a dialectic revision
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Fromm, Erich; Funk, Rainer
Subject Paraphilias.
Social psychology.
Subconsciousness -- Social aspects
Paraphilic Disorders.
Psychology, Social.
Unconscious (Psychology)
Form Electronic book
Author Funk, Rainer.
ISBN 0429314248