Sigmund Freud and the Jewish mystical tradition [David Bakan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bakan challenges the view of Freud that. “Dr. Bakan’s book is destined to become a landmark in the study of the historical origins of psychoanalysis.” — American Journal of. Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Mystical Tradition: By David Bakan. (London: Bailey Bros. & Swinfen; New York: Schocken Books. Pp. xxi 17s.).

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Bakan presents an excellent argument that either consciously or unconsciously, Freud drew on the mystical Jewish tradition in formulating psychoanalysis. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Abdelaziz Jadid rated it liked it May 05, Showing of 13 reviews. As regards Kabbalism, if you are as ignorant as I am about that literary-intellectual tradition, then you will know a little bit about it by having read Bakan.

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Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Mystical Tradition by David Bakan

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Leonard rated it liked it May 20, myshical Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Mystical Tradition. It seems odd at first to associate Freud and mysticism but it has to be remembered that his birth-place was a centre of Chassidism the then current form of Jewish mysticism and that he read the Bible with his fatheras is shown by the letter accompanying the father ‘s gift of this particular Bible to Freud on his 35th birthday.

I was reading it, today, really. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. With its focus on the ways in which Freud was and was not Jewish, this study offers a model example of the problem of Jewish identity — as embodied by one of the giants of modern science, who professed to be both “infidel” and “Jew.

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Sigmund Freud and the Jewish Mystical Tradition

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Sonja marked it ths to-read Oct 18, It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. In a fascinating interpretation of the blend of personality and cultural history, Bakan explains how Freud’s Jewish heritage contributed, either consciously or unconsciously, to his psychological theories. To quickly go to the Table of Volumes from any article….

The author employs Freud’s own distinction between being a Jew and the acceptance of Jewish doctrine to demonstrate the effect of Jewish mysticism in the formation of Freud’s technical genius.


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This work is based on the premise that Freudian psychoanalytic theory is largely rooted in the Jewish religion, particularly the mysticism of the kabbala.

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