Insight And Responsibility

Paperback | August 1, 1994

byErik H Erikson

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Among the topics covered are: Freud's discovery that the human mind can only be studied through a partnership between observer and observed; how clinical evidence is made up of a unique mixture of subjective and objective; an observation on the way issues of identity affect not only individuals but classes of people; and an examination of the links between ego formation and institutions and traditions. Erikson also discusses the origins of ethics and looks at psychiatry as the pragmatic Western version of the universal journey to self-awareness.

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In six essays, Erik H. Erikson reflects here on the ethical implications of psychoanalytic insight. His broad topic include what made Sigmund Freud revolutionary, the work of a clinician, identity and culture, psychology and history, and the origin of ethics.

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Among the topics covered are: Freud's discovery that the human mind can only be studied through a partnership between observer and observed; how clinical evidence is made up of a unique mixture of subjective and objective; an observation on the way issues of identity affect not only individuals but classes of people; and an examination...

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In six essays, Erik H. Erikson reflects here on the ethical implications of psychoanalytic insight. His broad topic include what made Sigmund Freud revolutionary, the work of a clinician, identity and culture, psychology and history, and the origin of ethics.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 6.08 × 8.89 × 0.65 inPublished:August 1, 1994Publisher:W W Norton

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ISBN - 10:0393312143

ISBN - 13:9780393312140

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In six essays, Erik H. Erikson reflects here on the ethical implications of psychoanalytic insight. His broad topic include what made Sigmund Freud revolutionary, the work of a clinician, identity and culture, psychology and history, and the origin of ethics.