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Title Deconstructing normativity? : re-reading Freud's 1905 three essays / edited by Philippe Van Haute and Herman Westerink
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017
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Contents Introduction : excavating a theory of sexuality -- Understanding Freud's conflicted view of the object-relatedness of sexuality and its implications for contemporary psychoanalysis : a re-examination of three essays on the theory of sexuality -- Freud's discussion with psychiatry on sexuality, drives, and objects in three essays -- The pre-Freudian modernization of sexuality : Richard Von Krafft-Ebing and Albert Moll -- The mystery of the erased sentence in Freud's three essays -- Freud reads Krafft-Ebing : the case of sadism and masochism -- Variations, components, and accidents : critical reflections on Freud's concept of the drive -- Lacan meets Freud? : patho-analytic reflections on the status of the perversions in Lacanian metapsychology -- Epilogue : the three essays today
Summary Deconstructing Normativity? brings together a unique collection of chapters in which an international selection of contributors reflect on the fundamental and often very radical ideas present in Freud's original 1905 edition of the Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality. The book has three aims: the contextualization of the text, the reconstruction of its central ideas and the further philosophical reflection of the contemporary relevance and critical potential of the 1905 edition. The authors challenge mainstream interpretations of the Three Essays, generally based on readings of the final 1924 edition of the text, and of the development of Freudian thought: including, most importantly, the centrality of the Oedipus complex and the developmental approach relative to a tendency towards heteronormativity. Deconstructing Normativity? makes an important contribution in rethinking Freudian psychoanalysis and reopening the discussion on its central paradigms, and in so doing it connects with queer and gender theories and philosophical approaches. This book will be essential reading for psychoanalysts in practice and training, as well as academics and students of psychoanalysis, philosophical anthropology, continental philosophy, sex, gender and sexualities
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Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie.
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie
Freud, Sigmund 1856-1939 Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie
Sexual Behavior -- psychology.
Freudian Theory.
Psychoanalytic Interpretation.
Sexuality -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Haute, Philippe van, 1957- editor.
Westerink, Herman, 1968- editor.
ISBN 1315312220