Psychoanalysis and Ideology

  • David Ingleby
Part of the Path in Psychology book series (PATH)


In this chapter I shall try to analyze one element of the political character of psychoanalysis, namely, Freud’s belief in the inevitability of conflict between individual and society and the consequent futility of social change.


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  • David Ingleby
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  1. 1.Department of Development in Society, Heidelberglaan 2Rijksuniver­siteit UtrechtUtrechtNetherlands

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