The idea of a moral psychology: the impact of psychoanalysis on philosophy in Britain.

@article{Lear2003TheIO,
  title={The idea of a moral psychology: the impact of psychoanalysis on philosophy in Britain.},
  author={Jonathan Lear},
  journal={The International journal of psycho-analysis},
  year={2003},
  volume={84 Pt 5},
  pages={1351-61}
}
  • Jonathan Lear
  • Published 2003 in The International journal of psycho-analysis
In this paper the author addresses the question of the significance of psychoanalysis for moral psychology via a more specific question: the impact of psychoanalysis on British philosophy in the twentieth century. He argues that there has been no influence of any real significance, and offers intellectual reasons why not. However, he also argues that there has recently emerged the possibility for a future engagement between psychoanalysis and philosophy, and he offers a history of the emergence… CONTINUE READING

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