Sigmund Freud. Background Info. Born in middleclass neighborhood in Vienna Went to school at the University of Vienna in 1873 By the 1890’s Freud had become an established physician
Many artists find inspiration for their artwork through their subconscious
The mindpossesses a number of 'defense mechanisms' to attempt to prevent conflicts from becoming too acute. A few examples are:
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death instinct: every person has an unconscious wish to die
nirvana principle: refers to non-existence, nothingness, the void, which is the goal of all life in Buddhist philosophyInstincts
That’s right, Freud liked the yeyo. In fact, he loved cocaine so much that he sent it to friends, his fiancé, and prescribed it to his patients. Freud became interested in cocaine after reading a German doctor’s report that the drug increased soldiers’ endurance. He continued his work with a new energy.
Freud concluded Uber Coca (1884) by recommending seven conditions for which cocaine pharmacotherapy might prove valuable:
Freud’s work can be divided into four main periods:
The exploration of neurosis, from the inception of practice (1886) until the "Studies on Hysteria" -1895.
Self-analysis - 1895-1899.
Id psychology, in which was elaborated the first system of psychoanalytic psychology - 1900-1914.
Ego psychology, involving a considerable extension and elaboration of the earlier ideas, lasting from 1914 until 1939
The Aetiology of Hysteria (1896)
The Interpretation of Dreams (1900)
The Psychopathology of Everyday Life (1901)
Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality (1905)
Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis (1916)
The Ego and the Id (1923)
Explorer of the Unconscious – Margaret Muckenhoupt
Philosophy ~ 100 ~ Essential Thinkers– Philip Stokes