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In Vienna veritas...?

  title={In Vienna veritas...?},
  author={R. Steiner},
  journal={The International journal of psycho-analysis},
  volume={75 ( Pt 3)},
  • R. Steiner
  • Published 1994
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
The author focuses first on the cultural background which stimulated Freud and led to some of his conclusions on the importance and meaning of 'Oedipus Rex' and 'Hamlet' for his discovery of the Oedipus complex. He stresses the significance of Freud's education and the influence of the late eighteenth and nineteenth-century tradition of the German-speaking intellectuals. The author uses the sources of Freud's actual or possible readings from 1897 leading up to the publication of 'The… Expand
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