The Origins Of Love And Hate

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The Origins Of Love And Hate

  • Publish Date: 1999-05-19
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ian Dishart Suttie
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The Origins of Love and Hate has long had an underground reputation within psychoanalysis. It is one of the most passionate arguments for a therapeutic practice based on the physician's love for the deeply deprived patient. It also advocated a view of human nature congruent with the findings of modern biology - a more optimistic vision than that of traditional Freudian psychology. The book is a powerful and early critique of the dual instinct theory of psychoanalysis - Eros and Thantos.

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