Sunday, February 05, 2012

HT Mockingbird: Freud: the last great enlightenment thinker

http://www.mbird.com/2012/02/the-unpopularity-of-sigmund-freud-and-the-refusal-to-flatter-mankind/
http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/2011/12/freud-the-last-great-enlightenment-thinker/

If Freud has been misunderstood, neglected or repudiated, he would have expected nothing else. He is rejected now for the same reason that he was rejected in fin-de-si├Ęcle Vienna: his heroic refusal to flatter humankind.

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