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Title On Freud's "Beyond the pleasure principle" / edited by Salman Akhtar and Mary Kay O'Neil
Published London : Karnac Books, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 312 pages)
Series Contemporary Freud turning points and critical issues
Contemporary Freud
Contents Introduction / Salman Akhtar -- I: Beyond the pleasure principle (1920g) / Sigmund Freud -- II: Discussion of beyond the pleasure principle -- Jenseits and beyond: teaching Freud's late work / W. Craig Tomlinson -- Life and death in Freudian metapsychology: a reappraisal of the second instinctual dualism / Fátima Caropreso & Richard Theisen Simanke -- An unusual manifestation of repetition compulsion in traumatized patients / Ira Brenner -- The dream in Beyond the Pleasure Principle and beyond / Joshua Levy -- Does the death-instinct-based theory of aggression hold up? / Henri Parens -- The concept of the death drive: a clinical perspective / Otto Kernberg -- Addiction to bear-death / Betty Joseph -- Manifestations of the death instinct in the consulting room / Michael Feldman -- A Hindu reading of Freud's Beyond the Pleasure Principle / Ashok Nagpal -- The trauma of lost live in psychoanalysis / Elisabeth Young-Bruchl -- Epilogue / Mary Kay O'Neil
Summary Freud's "Beyond the Pleasure Principle" constitutes a major landmark and a real turning point in the evolution of psychoanalytic theory. Pushing aside the primacy of the tension-discharge-gratification model of mental dynamics, this work introduced the notion of a "daemonic force" within all human beings that slowly but insistently seeks psychic inactivity, inertia, and death. Politely dismissed by some as a pseudo-biological speculation and rapturously espoused by others as a bold conceptual advance, "death instinct" became a stepping stone to the latter conceptualizations of mind's attacks o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-294) and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Jenseits des Lustprinzips.
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 Jenseits des Lustprinzips. English
Jenseits des Lustprinzips (Freud, Sigmund) fast (OCoLC)fst01375154
Jenseits des Lustprinzips. swd
Subject Pleasure principle (Psychology)
Pleasure-Pain Principle
PSYCHOLOGY -- Movements -- Psychoanalysis.
Pleasure principle (Psychology)
Form Electronic book
Author Akhtar, Salman, 1946 July 31-
O'Neil, Mary Kay
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Jenseits des Lustprinzips. English
ISBN 9781849407090