[Once again: is psychoanalysis a science? Fundamentalism and coherentism as "scientific theories of psychoanalysis"].

@article{Kurthen1989OnceAI,
  title={[Once again: is psychoanalysis a science? Fundamentalism and coherentism as "scientific theories of psychoanalysis"].},
  author={Martin Kurthen},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychoanalyse},
  year={1989},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={241-55}
}
  • Martin Kurthen
  • Published 1989 in
    Zeitschrift fur Psychosomatische Medizin und…
In accordance with Freud's own conception of a theory of the unconscious, philosophy of science has discussed psychoanalysis mainly in terms of classical empiricism and foundationism. Thus the discussion was focused on the question if the "clinical data", which had to carry the burden of epistemic justification, were "reliable" or rather an artifact of the… CONTINUE READING