Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud was born in 1856 in Moravia; from 1860 until Hitler's invasion of Austria in 1938 he lived in Vienna. He was then forced to seek asylum in London, where he died the following year. He began his career as a doctor, specialising in work on the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system. He was almost thirty when his interests first turned to psychology, and during ten years of clinical work in Vienna he developed the practice of what he called ""psychoanalysis"". This began simply as a method of treating neurotic patients by investigating their minds, but it quickly grew into an investigation of the workings of the mind in general, both ill or healthy. Freud demonstrated the normal development of the sexual instinct in childhood and, largely on the basis of an examination of dreams, arrived at his fundamental discovery of the unconscious forces that influence our everyday thoughts and actions. Freud's ideas have shaped not only many specialist disciplines, but have also influenced the entire intellectual climate of the last century.

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The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud

The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud

by Sigmund Freud

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This collection of twenty four volumes is the first full paperback publication of The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, in English. The twenty four volumes are... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 2: Studies on Hysteria

Standard Edition Vol 2: Studies on Hysteria

by Sigmund Freud

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Studies on Hysteria (1893 - 1895). Includes:

On the Psychical Mechanism of Hysterical Phenomena: A Preliminary Compunction (1893).

Case Histories: Anna O., Emmy von N., Lucy R., Katharina,... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 5: The Interpretation of Dreams: Part 2 & On Dreams

Standard Edition Vol 5: The Interpretation of Dreams: Part 2 & On Dreams

by Sigmund Freud

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The Interpretation of Dreams Part II (1900) and On Dreams (1901). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete Psychological... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 14: On the History of the Psycho-Analytic Movement, Papers on Metapsychology and Other Works

Standard Edition Vol 14: On the History of the Psycho-Analytic Movement, Papers on Metapsychology and Other Works

by Sigmund Freud

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On the History of the Psycho-Analytic Movement, Papers on Metapsychology and Other Works (1914 - 1916). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 13: Totem and Taboo and Other Works

Standard Edition Vol 13: Totem and Taboo and Other Works

by Sigmund Freud

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Totem and Taboo and Other Works (1913 - 1914). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 4: The Interpretation of Dreams: Part 1

Standard Edition Vol 4: The Interpretation of Dreams: Part 1

by Sigmund Freud

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The Interpretation of Dreams Part I (1900). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 7: A Case of Hysteria, Three Essays on Sexuality and Other Works

Standard Edition Vol 7: A Case of Hysteria, Three Essays on Sexuality and Other Works

by Sigmund Freud

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Includes:

Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (1901).

Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality (1905).

Freud's Psycho-Analytic Procedure (1903).

On Psychotherapy (1904).

My... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 1: Pre-Psycho-Analytic Publications and Unpublished Drafts

Standard Edition Vol 1: Pre-Psycho-Analytic Publications and Unpublished Drafts

by Sigmund Freud

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Pre-Psycho-Analytic Publications and Unpublished Drafts (1886 - 1899). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 21: The Future of an Illusion, Civilization and its Discontents and Other Works

Standard Edition Vol 21: The Future of an Illusion, Civilization and its Discontents and Other Works

by Sigmund Freud

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The Future of an Illusion, Civilization and its Discontents and Other Works (1927 - 1931). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of... (more)

A Case of Hysteria: (Dora)

A Case of Hysteria: (Dora)

by Sigmund Freud

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'I very soon had an opportunity to interpret Dora's nervous coughing as the outcome of a fantasized sexual situation.' A Case of Hysteria, popularly known as the Dora Case, affords a rare insight... (more)

The Psychology of Love

The Psychology of Love

by Sigmund Freud

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A collection of Freud's major texts on love, human relations and loss, including: "The Taboo on Virginity"; "On Female Sexuality"; "A Child is Being Beaten"; "Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality"... (more)

The Schreber Case

The Schreber Case

by Sigmund Freud

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Freud rarely treated psychotic patients but he had a powerful and imaginative understanding of their condition - revealed, most notably, in this analysis of a remarkable memoir. In 1903, Judge Daniel... (more)

The 'Wolfman' and Other Cases

The 'Wolfman' and Other Cases

by Sigmund Freud

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This collection offers a fantastic opportunity to see Freud in a fresh light. This endlessly beguiling, suggestive, thought-provoking writer can be appreciated nowhere more vividly than in "The Case... (more)

The Penguin Freud Reader

The Penguin Freud Reader

by Sigmund Freud

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Here are the essential ideas of psychoanalytic theory, including Freud's explanations of such concepts as the Id, Ego and Super-Ego, the Death Instinct and Pleasure Principle, along with classic case... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 22: New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis and Other Works

Standard Edition Vol 22: New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis and Other Works

by Sigmund Freud

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New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis and Other Works (1932 - 1936). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 12: The Case of Schreber, Papers on Technique and Other Works

Standard Edition Vol 12: The Case of Schreber, Papers on Technique and Other Works

by Sigmund Freud

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Case History of Schreber, Papers on Technique and Other Works (1911 - 1913). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 3: Early Psycho-Analytic Publications

Standard Edition Vol 3: Early Psycho-Analytic Publications

by Sigmund Freud

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Includes: On the Psychical Mechanism of Hysterical Phenomena: A Lecture (1893).

The Neuro-Psychoses of Defence (1894).

Obsessions and Phobias: Their Psychical Mechanism and their Aetiology... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 11: Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis, Leonardo da Vinci and Other Works

Standard Edition Vol 11: Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis, Leonardo da Vinci and Other Works

by Sigmund Freud

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Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis, Leonardo Da Vinci and Other Works (1910). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete... (more)

Standard Edition Vol 10: Two Case Histories: 'Little Hans' and the 'Rat Man'

Standard Edition Vol 10: Two Case Histories: 'Little Hans' and the 'Rat Man'

by Sigmund Freud

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Two Case Histories: 'Little Hans' and the 'Rat Man' (1909). This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete Psychological Works... (more)

Beyond the Pleasure Principle and Other Writings

Beyond the Pleasure Principle and Other Writings

by Sigmund Freud

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On the Introduction of Narcissism/Remembering, Repeating and Working Through/Beyond the Pleasure Principle/The Ego and the Id/Inhibition, Symptom and Fear

In Freud’s view we are driven by the... (more)

The Uncanny

The Uncanny

by Sigmund Freud

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Freud was fascinated by the mysteries of creativity and the imagination. The major pieces collected here explore the vivid but seemingly trivial childhood memories that often screen far more... (more)

Wild Analysis

Wild Analysis

by Sigmund Freud

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'Psychoanalytic treatment utilised the patient's capacity to love and desire as a means to an end. The stuff of romance became the stuff of cure. When Freud is writing about technique in... (more)

The Joke and its Relation to the Unconscious

The Joke and its Relation to the Unconscious

by Sigmund Freud

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Building on the crucial insight that jokes use many of the same mechanisms he had already discovered in dreams, Freud developed one of the richest and most comprehensive theories of humor that has... (more)

Mass Psychology and Other Writings

Mass Psychology and Other Writings

by Sigmund Freud

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Freud's religious unbeliefs are too easily dismissed as the standard scientific rationalism of the twentieth-century intellectual, yet he scorned the high-minded humanism of his contemporaries. In... (more)

Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality: The 1905 Edition

Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality: The 1905 Edition

by Sigmund Freud, Philippe van Haute

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The traditional story about the historical origins of Freudian psychoanalysis implies that the Oedipus complex was part of Freudian theory from the very beginning. However, in this first edition of... (more)

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