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Follies of the wise : dissenting essays / Frederick Crews.

  • Crews, Frederick C.
[2006], ©2006
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Emeryville, CA : Shoemaker & Hoard, [2006], ©2006.

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405 pages ; 23 cm

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-405) and index.


I. The antiscience. The unknown Freud -- Freudian suspicion versus suspicion of Freud -- A handful of dust -- Unconscious deeps and empirical shallows. II. Modern deviltry. The revenge of the repressed, part I -- The revenge of the repressed, part II -- Demonology for an age of science -- The trauma trap. III. More diagnostic follies. Keeping us in hysterics -- Out, damned blot! -- The mind snatchers. IV. The will to believe. The consolation of theosophy -- The esoteric unconscious -- The new creationists and their friends -- Darwin goes to Sunday School -- Zen and the art of success. V.A discipline in crisis. The end of the poststructuralist era -- Kafka in the clouds -- Call me a liberal. Appendix A : compromises with creationism. Appendix B : Freud, Lacan, and the pseudoscientific academy.


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