Henri F. Ellenberger. The discovery of the unconscious. The history and evolution of dynamic psychiatry. New York: Basic Books, Inc., , xiv & pp. $ , , English, Book, Illustrated edition: The discovery of the unconscious: the history and evolution of dynamic psychiatry / Henri F. Ellenberger. The Discovery Of The Unconscious. The History And Evolution Of Dynamic Psychiatry. by Henri F. Ellenberger. Share. Trade Paperback. Buy Book.

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Language English View tye editions Prev Next edition 5 of 6. None of your libraries hold this item. Calabash rated it it was amazing May 11, At least in one volume. November 18, History.

During the 19th century, the idea of unburdening oneself by confessing a shameful secret was gradually transferred from religion to medicine, influencing Mesmer’s animal magnetismand eventually Freud. Chad rated it it was amazing Jun 01, The Norton History of the Human Sciences.

The discovery of the unconscious: In many chapters, I felt I just read an entire book on that historical period alone, even outside of psychiatry. That writing a history of the concept of the unconscious can’t be done. It should be based principally on the book itself Please help improve this section if you can.

Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait The psychoanalyst Joel Kovel wrote that The Discovery of the Unconscious “contains an hwnri 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 hrnri it has “little critical value or real historical analysis. Which makes it ellenbergre and almost unconsciohs to rain on his parade.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

At times it feels overkill, but nevertheless, it provides an incredibly helpful context to disdovery It’s truly mindblowing such a book even exists. Public Private login e.

The discovery of the unconscious

A Life for Our Time. Description This classic work unvonscious a monumental, integrated view of man’s search for an understanding of the inner reaches of the mind. The specific problem is: An added bonus is a long chapter on the work of Pierre Janet.

The work has become a classic, and has been credited with ellenbergr the myth of Freud’s originality and encouraging scholars to question the scientific validity of psychoanalysis. A fascinating account of the many evolutes of modern psychiatry and psychotherapy as well as their origins in primitive healing practices, which are clearly embedded in both fields to this day.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Share this book Facebook. Those who hehri interested in the relationship between psychology and history. He describes psychoanalysis and analytical psychology as forms of hermeneutics the art or science of interpretationcomparing both disciplines to the philosophical schools of Graeco-Roman antiquity.

This page was last edited on 28 Juneat Last edited by Clean Up Bot. Book ratings by Goodreads. To ask other readers questions about The Discovery of the Unconsciousplease sign up. The book can be divided into 2 parts, pre-Freudian and post-Freudian, roughly half of the book for each.


He set out, as stated, to depict the ellenberber 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. Section is currently based on secondary sources discussing the work. The Discovery of the Unconscious: Still, the association is made and it is hard to avoid.

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CG Jung Institute staff. Ellenberger set out to do a seemingly impossible task, yet somehow succeeded. Back cover copy This classic work is a monumental, integrated view of man’s search for an understanding of the inner reaches of the mind. A Complete Guide to Therapy: Check copyright status Cite this Title The discovery of the unconscious: Gigi rated it it was amazing Sep 24, The evolution of the unconscious can be tracked culturally from shamanism to exorcism, animal magnetism, magnetism, hypnotism, prototype dynamic psychiatric systems, and then full schools of psychotherapeutic thought.

It’s indeed quite long and takes time and effort, but the writing is excellent and rarely tedious.