Eric Smadja

Eric Smadja

Éric Smadja is a psychiatrist, a psychoanalyst, a member of the Société psychanalytique de Paris and of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA), a couples psychoanalyst and also an anthropologist, and associate member of the American Anthropological Association. In 2007 he was awarded the IPA's Prize for 'Exceptional Contribution made to Psychoanalytical Research.' He is the author of various books, including Laughter (2011); The Oedipus Complex (2009); The Human Couple: A Multidimensional History (2011); and Couples in Psychoanalysis (2013).

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The Oedipus Complex: Focus of the Psychoanalysis-Anthropology Dispute

The Oedipus Complex: Focus of the Psychoanalysis-Anthropology Dispute

by Eric Smadja

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This book examines the contentious relationship between psychoanalysis and anthropology as it has played out in disputes surrounding the Oedipus complex. Here, Eric Smadja explores the complicated... (more)

On Symbolism and Symbolisation: The Work of Freud Durkheim and Mauss

On Symbolism and Symbolisation: The Work of Freud Durkheim and Mauss

by Eric Smadja

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In On Symbolism and Symbolisation: The Work of Freud, Durkheim and Mauss, Eric Smadja returns to the end of the 19th century and explores how the concepts of symbolism and symbolisation have been... (more)

Freud and Culture

Freud and Culture

by Eric Smadja

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In this book Eric Smadja explores the representations of society and culture that Freud developed in the course of his work. Distinct from contemporary sociological and anthropological conceptions,... (more)

The Couple: A Pluridisciplinary Story

The Couple: A Pluridisciplinary Story

by Eric Smadja

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The Couple: A Pluridisciplinary Story asks two questions and endeavours to answer them: What is the couple? And what story are we talking about? Eric Smadja presents his view of 'the couple' as a... (more)

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