Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) is one of the twentieth century's greatest minds and the founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology. His many works include The Ego and the Id; An Outline of Psycho-Analysis; Inhibitions; Symptoms and Anxiety; New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis; Civilization and Its Discontent, and others.

Books by Sigmund Freud

  1. Book CoverAn Autobiographical Study

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    Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey.
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  2. Book CoverBeyond the Pleasure Principle

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    In 1915 at the University of Vienna 60-year-old Sigmund Freud delivered these lectures on psychoanalysis, pointing to the interplay of unconscious and conscious forces within individual psyches.More

  3. Book CoverCivilization and Its Discontents


    Freud’s seminal volume of twentieth-century cultural thought grounded in psychoanalytic theory, now with a new introduction by Christopher Hitchens.More

  4. Book CoverThe Ego and the Id

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    In 1923, in this volume, Freud worked out important implications of the structural theory of mind that he had first set forth three years earlier in Beyond the Pleasure Principle.More

  5. Book CoverFive Lectures on Psycho-Analysis

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    Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey.More

  6. Book CoverThe Freud Reader


    The first single-volume work to capture Freud's ideas as scientist, humanist, physician, and philosopher.More

  7. Book CoverThe Future of an Illusion

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    Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey.More

  8. Book CoverGroup Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego

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    To Freud, individual and social psychology were virtually identical.More

  9. Book CoverInhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety

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    On three or four occasions in his career as a psychoanalytic theoretician, Freud changed his mind on fundamental issues.More

  10. Book CoverJokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious

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    Freud argues that the "joke-work" is intimately related to the "dream-work" which he had analyzed in detail in his Interpretation of Dreams, and that jokes (like all forms of humor) attest to the fundamental orderliness of the human mind.More

  11. Book CoverLeonardo da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood

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    Leonardo da Vinci (1910) remains among the most fascinating, though speculative, works of Freud's entire output.More

  12. Book CoverNew Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis

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    Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey.More

  13. Book CoverOn Dreams

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    Aware that his Interpretation of Dreams was a long and difficult book, Freud decided that he must offer a version that would be briefer and easier to follow.More

  14. Book CoverOn the History of the Psycho-Analytic Movement

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    Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey.More

  15. Book CoverAn Outline of Psycho-Analysis

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    Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey.More

  16. Book CoverThe Psychopathology of Everyday Life

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    Along with the Introductory Lectures on Psycho-analysis, this book remains one of Freud's most widely read.More

  17. Book CoverThe Question of Lay Analysis

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    Freud believed that a medical education was not necessarily useful to, and might even impede, the psychoanalyst, but he met strenuous resistance among his followers, particularly in the United States.More

  18. Book CoverSigmund Freud and Lou Andreas-Salome, Letters


    Freud’s letters contain revealing commentaries on his working methods, his concept of narcissism, and his interpretation of Moses, and they treat the themes that preoccupied him in old age: death, religion, war. Frau Andreas’s topic include her relationship to Rilke, and her reaction to his death, and the psychology of the artist.More

  19. Book CoverTotem and Taboo

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    Totem and Taboo (1913), first published as a series of four articles between 1912 and 1913, is among Freud's most dazzling speculative texts.More