TITLE

Psychology and the Abolition of Meaning

AUTHOR(S)
Satinover, Jeffrey Burke
PUB. DATE
February 1994
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb1994, Issue 40, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the notion that psychology aims at the abolition of the freedom of man to choose and his reconstruction as mechanism. Psychological studies that remove the area of true choice, including individual differences; Change in the views on homosexuality during the psychoanalytic era; Reason for resisting psychoanalysis by people according to its founder Sigmund Freud.
ACCESSION #
17733171

 

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