1st Edition

The Hidden Freud
His Hassidic Roots





ISBN 9781780490311
Published June 17, 2015 by Routledge
250 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores Sigmund Freud and his Jewish roots and demonstrates the input of the Jewish mystical tradition into Western culture via psychoanalysis. It shows how Freud utilized the Jewish mystical tradition to develop a science of subjectivity.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Sigmund Freud and the Rebbe Rashab -- A tale of two orphans -- The Jewish mystical traditions -- Bion and Kabbalah -- On the nature of the self: and its relationship with the soul -- On the nature of the soul: and its relationship with the self -- The replacement child -- Sigmund Freud and Rabbi Safran -- On opposites -- Lowness of spirit -- Reparation -- Atonement -- Epilogue

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