Henri F. Ellenberger. The discovery of the unconscious. The history and evolution of dynamic psychiatry. New York: Basic Books, Inc., , xiv & pp. $ , , English, Book, Illustrated edition: The discovery of the unconscious: the history and evolution of dynamic psychiatry / Henri F. Ellenberger. The Discovery Of The Unconscious. The History And Evolution Of Dynamic Psychiatry. by Henri F. Ellenberger. Share. Trade Paperback. Buy Book.
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This book was much talked about in the psychology department at Union Theological Seminary, talked about as if there were something naughty or scandalous about it. This classic work is a monumental, integrated view of man’s search for an understanding of the inner reaches of the mind. The psychiatrist Anthony Stevens made use of Ellenberger’s concept of “creative illness”, a rare condition whose onset usually occurs after a long period of intense intellectual work, in his account of Jung.
Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles needing cleanup from June All pages needing ujconscious Cleanup tagged articles with a reason field from June Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from June I’ve been reading it on and off since the s. In this study of the history of dynamic psychiatry, Ellenberger provides an account of the early history of psychology covering such figures as Franz Anton Mesmer, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Alfred Adler, and Pierre Janet.
Paul Hebron rated it it was amazing Sep 09, The fight between the main dynamic system often had an underlying axiom based on either Enlightenment or Romanticism, which made a complete union difficult, particularly of Janet and Adler against Jung and Freud.
Sofia de Oliveira rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Quotes from Ellenbergeg Discovery of This book has wonderful discussions in its footnotes. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Mar 29, Micheal Hooker rated it it was amazing. See 1 question about The Discovery of the Unconscious…. The Best Books of Chad rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Back cover copy This classic work is a monumental, integrated view of man’s search for an understanding of the inner reaches of the mind. Slowly detaching supernatural phenomena and realizing its psychological source.
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Archived from the original on From Psychoanalysis to Behaviour Modification. If you doubt the size of the task, then order this book and find out. Tracking the discovery of the unconscious from its beginnings in prehistory up to the late 20th Century.
To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with elleberger quotes. Ellenbrger argues that evaluating Freud’s contributions to psychiatry is made difficult by a legend involving two main features that developed around Freud: Unlike many histories of psychology, Ellenberger has a deep appreciation of how political and economic circumstances weave themselves into, under and around the field of psychology in shaping what it becomes.
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This book was a fascinating read, though quite on a longer side for somebody who’s just curious unconsclous psychology. The book can be divided into 2 parts, pre-Freudian and post-Freudian, roughly half of the book for each. Check nearby libraries with: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Meaning Freud only appears at roughly half-way through the book which is pages in total. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Ellenberger argues that evaluating Freud’s contributions to psychiatry is made difficult by a legend involving two main features that developed around Freud: Samantha Eenink rated it really liked it Oct 02, Section is currently based on secondary sources discussing the work.
In many chapters, I felt I just read an entire book on that historical period alone, even outside of psychiatry. Furthermore, he domonstrates that many of the founders of “dynamic psychology” were themselves quite interested in these earlier movements as well as in modern parapsychology and hypnotism–though not, of course, exponents of quackery or charlatanism.
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Paperbackpages. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class He set out, as stated, to depict the “history” of the concept of the unconscious mind, from its beginnings in prehistory to its modern, late 20th Century reflections Ellenberger climbed Everest. Actually he really didn’t. Krista rated it it was amazing Nov 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. You can now embed Open Library books on your website! Share this book Facebook. November 18, History.