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Disciplining Freud on Religion : Perspectives from the Humanities and Sciences - Greg Kaplan

Disciplining Freud on Religion

Perspectives from the Humanities and Sciences

By: Greg Kaplan (Editor), William Parsons (Editor), Jacob Belzen (Contribution by)

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It is well known that in formulating his general theoretical framework and views on religion Freud drew on multiple disciplines within the natural and social sciences, as well as from the humanities. This edited collection adds to the continued multidisciplinary interest in Freud by focusing on his understanding and interpretation of_as well as his relationship to_religion. It 'disciplines' Freud by situating his work on religion from the methodological interests and theoretical advances found in diverse disciplinary contexts. Scholars within the field of religious studies, Jewish Studies, philosophy, and the natural sciences bring together their diverse voices to heighten the academic understanding of Freud on religion. The contributors aim to establish closer and more direct interdisciplinary communication and collaboration with regard to Freudian Studies. This volume should appeal to a wide range of scholars, for upper level undergraduate and graduate classes and those training in psychoanalysis.

Chapter 1 Introduction
Part 2 I: On Freud, Religion and Religious Studies
Chapter 3 1. Desiderata and Possibilities for the Psychological Study of Religion: How to Enlarge the Place of Freudian Thought in Religious Studies
Chapter 4 2. When Throne and Altar are in Danger: Freud, Mourning, and Religion in Modernity
Part 5 II. Perspectives from the Natural and Social Sciences
Chapter 6 3. Love the Mother, Hate the Father: Understanding Sociology's Vehement Rejection of Freud on Religion
Chapter 7 4. Of Chariots, Navels and Winged Steeds: The Dialogue between Psychoanalysis and Buddhism
Chapter 8 5. Freud and Neuroscience: A Return to Origins
Part 9 III. Philosophical Reconsiderations
Chapter 10 6. Freud and Philosophy of Religion after Metaphysics
Chapter 11 7. Dreaming Foreclosed and the 'Jewish Joke': The Paradoxes of Identification,or Martin Buber and Sigmund Freud on the Meaning of Judaism
Chapter 12 8. Freudian Unconscious and Secularization of Judaism
Chapter 13 Bibliography

ISBN: 9780739142141
ISBN-10: 0739142143
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 4th August 2010
Publisher: University Press of America