Totem and Taboo

@inproceedings{Lewis1983TotemAT,
  title={Totem and Taboo},
  author={H. Lewis},
  year={1983}
}
  • H. Lewis
  • Published 1983
  • Psychology
  • Freud’s interest in the origins of guilt came relatively late in his work, as he himself acknowledged (1933). It was only after his major clinical accounts had been written that Freud undertook a study of the origins of guilt in Totem and Taboo. In his clinical papers, as well as in his books on dreams and jokes, “disgust, shame, and morality” were simply the counterforces against which sexual longings (libido) contended. Moreover, the origin of these counterforces was at first located in the… CONTINUE READING
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