Premium Content Freud's Civilization and its Discontents: A Pragmatic Work?
By Sara Granovetter - June 23, 2002
Civilization and its Discontents, is, in great part, a philosophical treatise, in which Freud tries to replace a metaphysical, idealistic framework with a psychological one. He does so by using a performative, therapeutic style of argumentation, in which he encourages the reader to analyze philosophical problems in the context of his daily life…
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