Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind

Paperback | November 3, 2009

byPeter D. Kramer

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Part of the acclaimed Eminent Lives series, Freud is a concise and seductive biography of the father of psychiatry. Dr. Peter D. Kramer, the author of Listening to Prozac and Against Depression offers a critical and sympathetic portrait, recognizing what is archaic in Freud’s work and also what endures, interpreting him as not only a pioneer, but as a writer whose work will survive among the classics of literature.

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Part of the acclaimed Eminent Lives series, Freud is a concise and seductive biography of the father of psychiatry. Dr. Peter D. Kramer, the author of Listening to Prozac and Against Depression offers a critical and sympathetic portrait, recognizing what is archaic in Freud’s work and also what endures, interpreting him as not only a p...

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Referred to as "the father of psychoanalysis," Sigmund Freud is credited with championing the "talking cure" and charting the human unconscious. Both revered and reviled, he was a brilliant innovator but also a man of troubling contradictions—sometimes tyrannical, often misrepresenting the course and outcome of his treatments to make t...

Peter D. Kramer, M.D., "possibly the best-known psychiatrist in America" (New York Times), is the bestselling author ofListening to Prozac,Should You Leave?,Spectacular Happiness,Moments of Engagement, andAgainst Depression. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, where he is a professor at Brown University and maintains a private practi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:November 3, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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