Karen Horney's Ironic Vision

Wachtel, Paul L.
January 1979
New Republic;1/6/79, Vol. 180 Issue 1, p25
Presents information on Karen Horney, a psychologist. Views on Horney on psychoanalysis; Comments on issues related to American cultural life; View that the most glaring of the difficulties with her approach was her tendency to lace her work with a syrup of gratuitous optimism; Opinion of Horney on the strongest driving forces in human life; Comparison between views of Horney and Sigmund Freud, founder of psychoanalysis.


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