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Author Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin
Title Psychoanalysis and Theism : Critical Reflections on the GrYnbaum Thesis
Imprint Northvale NJ : Jason Aronson, Inc., 2010
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Note Cover -- Half title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I: Methods and Motives -- Chapter 1: Psychoanalysis and Theism -- Chapter 2: A Problem for Freud's Disjunctive Argument -- Chapter 3: The Psychoanalysis of Religion and the Dissolution of Epistemic Certitude -- Chapter 4: Psychoanalytic Theories of Religion and the "Catholic Problem" -- Chapter 5: Freud, Jewish Universalism, and the Critique of Religion -- Part II: Interpretation and Meaning -- Chapter 6: Interpreting Three Religious Constructs -- Chapter 7: Another Epistemic Evaluation of Freud's Oedipal Theory of Religion -- Chapter 8: Mapping the Imagination: Heroes, Gods, and Oedipal Triumphs -- Index -- About the Contributors
Psychoanalysis and Theism starts with a critique of psychoanalysis and its application to religion which, surprisingly, ends up expressing enthusiastic support for some classical psychoanalytic ideas. Following this essay by Adolf Grünbaum, one of the world's leading philosophers of science, nine senior scholars offer their own critical reflections on Freud's work and its hidden motives, on the potential of psychoanalytic ideas for the study of religion, and on the interpretation of the Virgin Birth and other doctrines
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin Psychoanalysis and Theism : Critical Reflections on the GrYnbaum Thesis Northvale NJ : Jason Aronson, Inc.,c2010 9780765707222
Subject Freud, Sigmund, -- 1856-1939.;Grünbaum, Adolf.;Psychoanalysis and religion
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Alt Author Carroll, Michael P
Grünbaum, Adolf, PhD
Lutzky, Harriet
Hood, Ralph W., Jr
Piven, Jerry S
Smith, David Livingstone
Strenger, Carlo
Grunbaum, Andrew Mellon Professor of Philosophy of Science Adolf
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