Many of the leading Freudian analysts, including in the early days, Jung, Adler, Reich and Rank, attempted to link the writings of Nietzsche with the clinical work of Freud. But what was Nietzsche to Freud - an intuitive anticipation, a precursor, a rival psychologist? Assoun moves beyond the seduction of these attractive analogues to a deeper analysis of the relation between these two figures.
Assoun reconstructs Freud's encounter with Nietzsche, his personal interpretations and the co
"A lucid, incisive analysis of the interrelationship between Nietzsche's unsystematic, but acute, psychological observations and significant elements in Freudian psychoanalysis."
Introduction....Part One: Freud and Nietzsche....The Genesis of an Encounter..Nietzsche in Freudian Discourse....Part Two: Nietzsche and Freud....Introduction..Book I: The Foundations..Instinct and Drive..Nietzschean Psychology, Freudian Psychoanalysis..Principles of the Drive..Book II: The Themes ..Love and Sexuality..The Unconscious and Consciousness..Dreams and Symbolism....Book III: The Stakes....Neurosis and Morality..Culture and Civilization..Therapeutics.