Magic and Schizophrenia
"When Géza Róheim died, he left a number of manuscripts which were more or less ready for publication. Among these were two essays which he had planned to publish together, one dealing with the psychological meaning of magic, the other with certain aspects of schizophrenic processes. In accordance with the author's wishes, we have retained the original titles for both part...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published July 25th 2007 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published January 1st 1970)
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Géza Róheim (Hungarian: Róheim Géza) was a psychoanalyst, anthropologist, and ethnologist. His writings about Arrernte and Pitjantjatjara people were used to support Ernest Jones in his debate with Bronisław Malinowski over the existence of the Oedipus complex in matrilineal societies, though his methodology and conclusions were disputed by Wilhelm Reich.More about Géza Róheim...