Medicine And Books

Why Freud Was Wrong: Sin, Science and Psychoanalysis

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7029.518a (Published 24 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:518
  1. John S Callender

    Richard Webster Harper Collins, pounds sterling25, pp 673 ISBN 0 00 255568 9

    The output of the Freud-bashing industry has been so prolific in recent years that another voluminous work pointing out the error of his ways begins to look like hitting the man when he is down.

    Richard Webster states that the purpose of his book is to unravel the Freudian theory of human nature. He believes this is a necessary prelude to the development of an alternative way of thinking about ourselves and, in his final chapter, he gives an outline of …

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