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Sigmund Freud

(1856—1939) founder of psychoanalysis

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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2008
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This entry comprises four essays on the founder of psychoanalysis: Survey of Thought Pathography Freud and Literature Freud and Music ...

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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An Austrian physician who revolutionized Western thinking about human behavior, sexuality, and mental life. The central elements

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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Austrian psychoanalyst. Freud was born on 6 May 1856 in the Moravian town of Freiberg, 150

Freud, Sigmund

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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A major founding figure of psychoanalysis, with strong views on the mainly negative role of religion in

Freud and the Bible

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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The views of Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) on religion are well known. He proclaimed to his friend Oscar Pfister ...

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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(Freiburg, Moravia, 1856–1939, London), ...

was brought up in Vienna, where he began his medical studies in 1873. His

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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The twentieth century brought with it two emblematic texts: Sigmund Freud's Interpretation of Dreams and Joseph Conrad's Heart of ...

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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

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The work of Sigmund Freud was known in English in a relatively complete edition before it was in German. That ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Austrian physician and founder of psychoanalysis. With Josef Breuer he developed new methods of treating mental disorders by free ...

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Freud is sometimes said to have discovered the unconscious, but it is not a claim he

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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(1856–1939). ...

Austrian psychologist. As the thinker who coined such concepts as ‘the ego and the id’, ‘the Oedipus

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The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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(1856–1939). ...

Sigmund Freud, who was born of Jewish ancestry at Freiberg in Moravia, was educated in Vienna, in

Freud on dreams

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The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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‘Find out all about dreams and you will find out all about insanity.’ This prophetic remark was made by the ...

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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Austrian physician and neurologist Sigmund Freud, as the founder of psychoanalysis, developed not only a general theory of psychology, ...

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Austrian psychiatrist and founder of psychoanalysis. Freud developed important theories about the structure and functioning of the mind and the desires, conflicts, and motives in human ... More
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A Dictionary of Scientists

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(1856–1939) Austrian psychoanalyst ... The son of a wool merchant from Freiberg (now Příbor in the Czech Republic), Freud graduated from the University of Vienna with an MD in ... More

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