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Deconstructing the Couch: Derrida Dreams of Freud

The Curious Philosopher

Dive into a captivating exploration of the human mind where psychoanalysis meets philosophy. "Deconstructing the Couch" invites you to rethink Freud's iconic theories through the radical lens of Jacques Derrida's deconstruction. This groundbreaking work challenges traditional interpretations of dreams, desires, and the very nature of self, offering a fresh perspective on some of the most enduring questions in psychology and philosophy.
Inside, you'll discover:
  • The Unconscious as Text: Explore the idea that our hidden desires and memories are like a secret book, waiting to be deciphered and reinterpreted.
  • Dreams as Deferred Meaning: Journey into the realm of dreams, where symbols and images play in an endless dance of meaning.
  • Repression and the Trace: Uncover the lingering effects of past experiences, even those we've tried to forget.
  • The Oedipus Complex Reimagined: Question the universality of this iconic theory and explore its potential as a cultural construct.
  • The Fragmented Self: Embrace the idea that the "self" is not a single entity, but a dynamic and ever-changing construction.
  • The Death Drive and Différance: Delve into the depths of human desire and the mysterious pull towards the unknown.
Written in clear, accessible language, "Deconstructing the Couch" is an essential read for anyone interested in the power of language, the mysteries of the mind, and the endless possibilities of human interpretation.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: May 28th, 2024
  • Pages: 26
  • Language: English
  • Edition: undefined - undefined
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.05in - 0.11lb
  • EAN: 9798326942142
  • Categories: Logic