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Unconscious Thought in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis (2015)


ISBN: 9781137538123

Contributors: Hendrix, John Shannon (Author)

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015

Dewey: 127

Binding: Hardcover (Readerbound Available)

Levels

Accelerated Reader N/A
Lexile Level 0000
Guided Reading N/A
Interest N/A

BISAC: Philosophy | Mind & Body, Psychology | Movements | Psychoanalysis, Philosophy | Metaphysics


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"Unconscious Thought in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis explores concepts throughout the history of philosophy that suggest the possibility of unconscious thought and lay the foundation for ideas of unconscious thought in modern philosophy and psychoanalysis. The focus is on the workings of unconscious thought, and the role that unconscious thought plays in thinking, language, perception, and human identity. The focus is on the metaphysical and philosophical concepts of unconscious thought, as opposed to the empirical or scientific phenomenon of 'the unconscious.' The book argues that the metaphysical concepts still played an important role in the psychoanalysis of Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan. The book looks at the relation between unconscious thought and conscious thought, different kinds of thinking, and the relation between thinking and perceiving. Chapters focus on the philosophies of Plotinus, the Peripatetics and Scholastics, Immanuel Kant, Schelling and Hegel, and Freud and Lacan, among others"--

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