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Covering the last three decades of Freud's life, this collection provides a chronological account of Freudian metapsychology, enabling the reader to trace the development of Freud's thought and modification of his theories in the light of his findings from his clinical work. These writings cover all the topics central to psychoanalytical theory: the role of the unconscious ...more
Paperback, 493 pages
Published 1991 by Penguin Books (first published March 6th 1968)
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Graham
Jun 06, 2016 Graham rated it it was amazing
Really handy volume of many of the key foundational texts of Freud's thought throughout its development.
Valerie
Dec 15, 2012 Valerie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ce livre est juste essentiel il est le premier ouvrage dans lequel Freud fait la somme de ses connaissances sur le fonctionnement de la psyché et est par cela tout à fait passionnant. Je pense que pour qui n'est pas encore à l'aise avec le vocabulaire de la psychanalyse il peut s'avérer ardu, car Metapsychologie est à la psychologie ce que la métaphysique est à la philosophie. Mais lorsqu'on commence à se familiariser avec le vocabulaire et les concepts de la psychanalyse ce livre devient passio ...more
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Interesting, gives psychoanalysis explanation to general stuff in our life
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A brilliant book! Contains all the classic writings.
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Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, who created an entirely new approach to the understanding of the human personality. He is regarded as one of the most influential - and controversial - minds of the 20th century.

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