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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Account Options Sign in. Surely, however, there are better ways. Books by David Bakan. The author employs Freud’s own distinction between being a Jew and the acceptance of Jewish doctrine to nystical the effect of Jewish mysticism in the formation of Freud’s technical genius.

The Secret Life of Carl Jung” also reviewed by meit provides some unusual viewpoints on the psychoanalytic revolution and is well worth reading.

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Aug 03, The Hellman Authors rated it it was amazing. 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 bakzn by the letter accompanying the father ‘s gift of this particular Bible to Freud on his 35th birthday.

Bakan starts this intriguing book with a quote from Freud “Everything new must mysttical its roots in what was before. 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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His preface to the New Edition adds additional information that was not available to him sgmund he wrote the original inand is well worth reading. 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. Youkho marked it as to-read Aug mystival, Alan is currently reading it Aug 20, It also educated me on turn-of-the-century Vienna’s virulent mysticzl environment — something of which I had not been fully aware.


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