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Feb.17.2010
Home | Resources | Store | Community | Events | Forum The Ernest Becker FoundationThe Ernest Becker Foundation The EBF seeks to illuminate how the unconscious denial of mortality profoundly influences human behavior, giving rise to acts of hate and violence as well as noble, altruistic striving...
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Feb.17.2010
Home | Resources | Store | Community | Events | Forum The Ernest Becker FoundationThe Ernest Becker Foundation The EBF seeks to illuminate how the unconscious denial of mortality profoundly influences human behavior, giving rise to acts of hate and violence as well as noble, altruistic striving...
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Dec.08.2009
So Breger´s recent book "A Dream of Undying Fame“ is not a revision of psychoanalysis and not a call to restore the status quo ante Freud, but a concise, caring résumé, re-examining and presenting in nuance the achievements and failures of psychoanalysis. It is a book against the theoretical...
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Nov.19.2009
The Irish Times - Saturday, November 14, 2009 Uncovering the great Freudian slip JOHN BANVILLE BIOGRAPHY : A devastating critique of the father of psychoanalysis reveals that the discoverer of the unconscious was often unaware of his own motives A Dream of Undying Fame: How Freud Betrayed His...
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Nov.05.2009
Freud Againby Brenda Webster February 27, 2009, 8:28 am People tend to fall into two camps when they are talking about Freud: wildly partisen and "bashers." So it was particularly refreshing to read the proofs of Louis Breger's new book Dream of Undying Fame: How Freud betrayed his...
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Nov.05.2009
Dear LouI was so pleased that you sent me a copy of your new book. Thank you.  I think it's a necessary correction and  needed to be written for some time, but it takes courage to point out that by and large the emperor has no clothes.  When I have been  reading  Studies on Hysteria or some of...
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Sep.22.2009
Like a the effective teacher and psychoanalyst that he is, Professor Louis Breger helps the reader to come to understand Sigmund Freud, man and myth. Breger compassionately but honestly reveals Freud as fully human, subject to the range of psychological challenges, strengths and deficits known to...
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Sep.20.2009
A Dream of Undying Fame
5.0 out oBy Robert A. Rosenstone, Ph.D.For 20 years I have sought in vain a single, short book that would introduce my students in European history to the life and theories of Sigmund Freud. In A Dream of Undying Fame, Louis Breger has produced the perfect work for this purpose. Author of a...
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