Freud and his Critics
by Paul Robinson
Publisher: University of California Press 1993
Number of pages: 281
In a witty, densely argued critique, Stanford University historian Robinson levels the accusations of prominent anti-Freudians Frank Sulloway, Jeffrey Masson and Adolf Grunbaum. The book presupposes some knowledge of psychoanalytic theory, but Robinson does an excellent job of explaining his opponents' arguments as well as his own.
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by Anna Tomaszewska - De Gruyter Open Ltd
The book addresses the debate on whether the representational content of perceptual experience is conceptual or non-conceptual, by bringing out the comparison between Kant s conception of intuition and contemporary accounts of non-conceptual content.
by Aaron Sloman - The Harvester Press
Some parts of the book are dated whereas others are still relevant both to the scientific study of mind and to philosophical questions about the aims of science, the nature of theories and explanations, and to questions about the nature of mind.
by Richard Maurice Bucke - Innes & Sons
The basic point of this book is that the human race is slowly and sporadically advancing in consciousness to a higher state that will eventually lift the species above the fear, ignorance and brutality that have plagued mankind throughout history.
by Bertrand Russell - George Allen And Unwin Limited.
One of Russell's most important and interesting books which reconciles the materialistic tendency of psychology with the anti-materialistic tendency of physics. The author unfolds his ideas on consciousness, instinct and habit, desire and feeling.