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Seductive Mirage: An Exploration of the Work of Sigmund Freud

  title={Seductive Mirage: An Exploration of the Work of Sigmund Freud},
  author={A. Esterson},
Book jacket/back: Although it is now widely held that the scientific basis for Sigmund Freud's theories is decidedly wobby, and his surmises often appear woefully incomplete at best, there yet remains an impression that Freud was a bold explorer of the mind's hidden depths, a penetrating if fallible discerner of unsuspected motives behind the superficially innocent forms of behavior. And if even that is now more frequently questioned, we are at least left with the consolation that Freud… Expand
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