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The Triumph of the Therapeutic: Uses of Faith after Freud (Paperback)

The Triumph of the Therapeutic: Uses of Faith after Freud By Philip Rieff, Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Philip Rieff, Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn (Introduction by)
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Since its publication in 1966, The Triumph of the Therapeutic has been hailed as a work of genuine brilliance, one of those books whose insights uncannily anticipate cultural developments and whose richness of argumentation reorients entire fields of inquiry. This special fortieth-anniversary edition of Philip Rieff’s masterpiece, the first volume in ISI Books’ new Background series, includes an introduction by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn and essays on the text by historians Eugene McCarraher and Wilfred McClay and philosopher Stephen Gardner.

About the Author

Philip Rieff is Benjamin Franklin Professor of Sociology and University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. One of the foremost cultural thinkers of his generation, his books include Freud: The Mind of the Moralist; Fellow Teachers; and The Feeling Intellect. He is also the editor of the ten-volume Collected Papers of Sigmund Freud.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781932236804
ISBN-10: 1932236805
Publisher: Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Publication Date: December 20th, 2007
Pages: 325
Language: English
Series: Background: Essential Texts for the Conservative Mind