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Requiem for the Ego - a book by Tauber, Alfred

Requiem for the Ego

Freud and the Origins of Postmodernism

Requiem for the Ego( )
Author: Tauber, Alfred
ISBN:978-0-8047-8744-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

Requiem for the Ego recounts Freud's last great attempt to 'save' the autonomy of the ego, which drew philosophical criticism from the most prominent philosophers of the period--Adorno, Heidegger, and Wittgenstein. Despite their divergent orientations, each contested the ego's capacity to represent mental states through word and symbol to an agent surveying its own cognizance. By discarding the subject-object divide as a model of the mind, they dethroned Freud's depiction of the ego as...
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Pages:328
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / General
Psychology / Personality
Psychology / Movements / Psychoanalysis
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.9 Inches

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