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Beyond the Pleasure Principle

Sigmund Freud


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    $11.10
PUBLISHED: 18th February 2015
ISBN: 9780486790305
ANNOTATION:
Controversial 1920 publication expands Freud's theoretical approach to include the death drive. The philosopher's concept of the ongoing struggle between harmony (Eros) and destruction (Thanatos) influenced his subsequent work.
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  • Paperback
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PUBLISHED: 18th February 2015
ISBN: 9780486790305
ANNOTATION:
Controversial 1920 publication expands Freud's theoretical approach to include the death drive. The philosopher's concept of the ongoing struggle between harmony (Eros) and destruction (Thanatos) influenced his subsequent work.

Annotation

Controversial 1920 publication expands Freud's theoretical approach to include the death drive. The philosopher's concept of the ongoing struggle between harmony (Eros) and destruction (Thanatos) influenced his subsequent work.

Publisher Description

First published in 1920, Beyond the Pleasure Principle documents Freud's expansion of his psychological theories. Heretofore insisting that pleasure and sexual instinct are the chief factors in human behavior, Freud introduced the concepts of death drive and death instinct in this volume, depicting humanity as constantly struggling between the two opposing drives.

Author Biography

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) is one of the twentieth century's greatest minds and the founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology. His many works include The Ego and the Id; An Outline of Psycho-Analysis; Inhibitions; Symptoms and Anxiety; New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis; Civilization and Its Discontent, and others.

Product Details

Author
Sigmund Freud
Year
2015
ISBN-10
0486790304
ISBN-13
9780486790305
Media
Book
Pages
80
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc.
Series
Dover Thrift Editions
Short Title
BEYOND THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE
Language
English
Residence
US
Country of Publication
United States
Publication Date
2015-02-18
Format
Paperback