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By Jon Mills

The first e-book of its sort to supply an in depth research of the background of the subconscious from the underworlds of Greek and Egyptian mythology to psychoanalysis and metaphysics, Jon turbines offers right here a distinct research of differing philosophies of the subconscious.

Mills examines how 3 significant philosophical structures at the nature of the subconscious emerge after sleek philosophy, discovering their such a lot celebrated embellishments in Freud, Lacan and Jung. those 3 psychoanalytic traditions, particularly become independent from each other by way of their emphasis and philosophical presuppositions, are scrutinised along contemporaneous activities in existential phenomenology, semiotics, epistemology, transcendental psychology and Western metaphysics within the texts of Hegel, Heidegger, Sartre and Whitehead. Underworlds provides a scholarly exegesis and critique of the most philosophies of the subconscious to have transpired within the background of ideas.

Exploring the subconscious from its philosophical beginnings in antiquity to its systematic articulation caused via the increase of psychoanalysis, Underworlds is perfect for training psychoanalysts, teachers of Freud, Jung and Lacan, and students of psychology, philosophy and the humanities.

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