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Freud, Theorist of Complexity

Fancher, Raymond E. (1997) Freud, Theorist of Complexity. In Proceedings Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago.

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This paper describes some similarities, both in working style and in their theoretical conclusions, between modern "complexity theorists" (Stuart Kauffman, John Conway and John Holland), and Sigmund Freud in the 1890s as he composed his "Project for a Scientific Psychology."

EPrint Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:complexity theory, psychoanalysis, Freud
Subjects:Chronology > 19th Century
Chronology > 20th Century
Psychology > Psychoanalysis
ID Code:120
Deposited By:Fancher, Raymond
Deposited On:06 December 2002