Archive for Psychoanalysis

Freud’s Life & Legacy – in a Comic

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 16 February 2014 by delclem

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“In recent years, the comic book genre has been applied to a wealth of graphic nonfiction for grownups, ranging from famous biographies to philosophy, but nowhere does the genre shine more exquisitely than in Freud — a magnificent biography-as-graphic-novel of the founding father of psychoanalysis by Swiss-born writer, economist, historian, and psychoanalyst Corinne Maier, illustrated by celebrated French cartoonist Anne Simon.”>full review (c) brainpickings.org 2014

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Wilhelm Reich: genius, charlatan, victim?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on 19 July 2013 by delclem

10e5f05792a98f730d0620b33a756068 “It was the greatest incidence of scientific persecution in American history.

In July of 1947, Dr Wilhelm Reich—a brilliant but troubled psychoanalyst who had once been Freud’s most promising student, who had enraged the Nazis and the Stalinists as well as the psychoanalytic, medical and scientific communities, who had survived two World Wars and fled to New York—was dying in a prison cell in Lewisberg, Pennsylvania, accused by the government of being a medical fraud engaged in a ‘sex racket’.” >more (c) motherboard.com 2013

Philosophical alternative to Freud’s couch

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on 28 March 2012 by delclem

The worldwide trend from America, namely seeking psychological support

from practicing philosophers, has been adopted in Serbia as well.

> text (c) wieninternational.at, 2012

Cronenberg & Mortensen do Freud

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on 7 November 2011 by delclem

Viggo Mortensen replaced Christoph Waltz when it came to play Sigmund Freud in David Cronenberg’s new film A Dangerous Method (2011)

> Article on “Freuds movie treatments”.