Henri F. Ellenberger, the Swiss medical historian, is best remembered today as the author of The Discovery of the Unconscious (), a brilliant, encyclopedic. The Discovery Of The Unconscious. The History And Evolution Of Dynamic Psychiatry. by Henri F. Ellenberger. Share. Trade Paperback. Buy Book. The Discovery Of The Unconscious by Henri F. Ellenberger, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Published October 16th by Basic Books first published unconzcious He set out, as stated, to depict the “history” of the concept of the unconscious mind, from its beginnings in prehistory to its modern, late 20th Century reflections in the neuro-psychoanalysis of about twenty years ago.

He doesn’t rise to the level of prose worthy of his subject. The Best Books of The Discovery of the Unconscious: A Critical Study with New Documents pp. Freud and His Critics.

Mar 29, Micheal Hooker rated it it was amazing. Author Ellenberger, Ellenerger F.

Print Hardback and Paperback. The psychoanalyst Joel Kovel wrote that The Discovery of the Unconscious “contains an elaborate survey of the history of psychoanalytic schools through the first half of the century”, but while he considered the book “useful because of its encyclopaedic nature”, he concluded that it has “little critical value unconscius real historical analysis.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. See 1 question about The Discovery of the Unconscious…. The publication of these writings, which corresponds with the opening in Paris of the Institut Henri Ellenberger, truly establishes Ellenberger as the founding figure of the historiography of psychiatry.

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Ellenberger argues that evaluating Freud’s contributions to psychiatry is made difficult by a legend involving two main features that developed around Freud: The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in Samantha Eenink rated it really liked it Oct 02, The first half of the book covers the 18th and 19th centuries. Psychiatry and Its Unknown History pp.

I’ve been reading it on and off since the s. From Psychoanalysis to Behaviour Modification. Open to the public. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

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A Critical Study pp. I must say that after reading this chapter I found Janet to be more than equal to Freud.

Unlike many histories of psychology, Ellenberger has a deep appreciati As most everyone knows, Freud discovered the unconscious, right?


Aug 29, Bruce Lerro rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Ellenberger and the Origins of European Psychiatric Historiography pp.

Rodolfo rated it it was amazing Jun 15, Furthermore, he domonstrates that many of the founders of “dynamic psychology” were themselves quite interested in these earlier movements as well as in modern parapsychology and hypnotism–though not, of course, exponents of quackery or charlatanism.

Still, the association is made and it is hard to avoid.

Why Freud Was Wrong: Preface and Acknowledgments pp. Borch-Jacobsen, Mikkel; Shamdasani, Sonu Fechner and Freud pp.

The Discovery of the Unconscious: The History and Evolution of Dynamic Psychiatry

The Discovery of the Unconscious: Hilda Reilly rated it it was amazing Oct 05, Login to add to list. This book was much talked about in the psychology department at Union Theological Seminary, talked about as if there were something naughty or scandalous about it. However, in addition to this well-known work, Ellenberger has written over thirty essays in the history of the mental sciences.

Jung and the Unconecious of Helene Preiswerk: And in a way, I did.