Freud: a life for our time

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Anchor Books, Apr 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 808 pages
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A thorough biographical portrait of a pivotal thinker and practitioner probes many aspects of Freud's life, including his family, his city, his professional challenges, and his innovative and controversial theories

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A man of intellectual brilliance, who determinedly applied that brilliance to seeking truths of human psychology. He sought answers through his daily, and very long-lived, analytical practice at ... Read full review

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The Future of a Hero a review of "Sigmund Freud: A Life for Our Time" by Peter Gay This is going to be more of a comparative analysis, than a straight review, since I have at least one independent ... Read full review

Contents

O n e A Greed for Knowledge
3
FOOD FOR MEMORIES 4 THE LURE OF RESEARCH 22 FREUD
37
Two The Theory in the Making
55
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Peter Gay is the author of more than twenty-five books, including the National Book Award winner The Enlightenment, the best-selling Weimar Culture, and the widely translated Freud: A Life for Our Time. He lives in New York City.