GPSA 161 Psychoanalytic Theory II: Fundamentals of Freud – 3 credits

This course follows Freud’s conception of libido theory from its inception through later developments. It then examines Freud’s later
papers on drive theory and the repetition compulsion; the division of the psyche into ego, id and superego; the sources of anxiety; the
effects of innate destructiveness on the prospects for civilization; and Freud’s final summary of the state of analysis. Students also
consider the continuing influence of these papers on contemporary thought, examining current uses of Freud’s drive theories. (

CERT or MA)

 

SUNDAY – Time TBA GPSA161 Psychoanalytic Theory: Fundamentals of Freud/Lovell (Lovell Office Leonia)

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