a therapeutic theory and practice which tries to get to the root of mental problems by investigating them as symptoms of unconscious aspects of the human mind.
strange, disturbing, unsettling
A mode of philosophical inquiry that focuses on art and especially on the faculty of taste or the judgment of beauty
of or relating to the emotions
something that pertains to meaning in written, spoken, or pictured language
of or relating to the study of language
a German adjective that means "familiar, friendly, domestic," but also "hidden, dangerous, forbidding."
an advisor to a head of state, usually a monarch, prince, duke, count, etc.
suffering from epilepsy, an illness whose symptoms include fits of involuntary motion
a machine that moves of its own volition, especially in imitation of a human being
in psychoanalytic theory, the conscious mind. From the Latin word for "I"
an excessive or obsessive focus on the self. In psychoanalysis, one of the main stages of infancy.
malicious, inhuman entities or forces
A German word for "double," a double of a living person. The word originates from the German author Jean Paul, a contemporary of E.T.A. Hoffmann's.
a woman wearing makeup; euphemism for prostitute
The belief that inanimate objects have souls
A psychic process of suppressing and forgetting a feeling and making it unconscious
Of or relating to the mind, as opposed to the physical
of or relating to the formation of ideas, images in the mind
overcome, in Freud's usage roughly analogous to repression or burying something
the law of retaliation; "an eye for an eye."