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Freud on sublimation

reconsiderations

by Volney Patrick Gay

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939,
  • Sublimation (Psychology),
  • Psychoanalysis and the arts,
  • Psychoanalysis and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-361) and index.

    StatementVolney P. Gay.
    SeriesSUNY series in religious studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF175.5.S92 G39 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 374 p. :
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1565455M
    ISBN 100791411834, 0791411842
    LC Control Number91047540

    Despite the fact the Freud never met Anna O., her story served as the basis for the book, Studies on Hysteria, which he co-authored with Breuer. Based on Breuer’s description of Anna O.’s treatment, Freud concluded that hysteria was the result of sexual abuse in childhood and that these traumatic experiences had been hidden from. Professional activity is a source of special satisfaction if it is a freely chosen one — if, that is to say, by means of sublimation, it makes possible the use of existing inclinations, of persisting or constitutionally reinforced instinctual impulses. And yet, as a path to happiness, work is not highly prized by men.

      Sublimation is a psychoanalytic concept invented by Sigmund Freud to describe the transformation of tendencies or instincts in lower rates and higher sentiments. For example, the artist transforms his sexual impulses through its aesthetic achievements. called defense mechanisms (e.g.,Cramer, ; A. Freud, ). Sigmund Freud proposed a set of defense mechanisms, in a body of work that has long been influential (e.g., S. Freud, /a, /c, /d). His work focused on how the ego defended itselfagainstinternalevents,specifically,impulsesthatwereregardedby.

    Freud and Philosophy: An Essay on Interpretation (French: De l'interprétation. Essai sur Sigmund Freud) is a book about Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, by the French philosopher Paul Freud and Philosophy, Ricœur interprets Freud's work in terms of hermeneutics, the theory of the rules that govern the interpretation of a particular text, and discusses.   History of Sublimation. Sigmund Freud got the idea of sublimation while reading “The Harz Journey” by ‘Heinrich Heine’. The story was about Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach who cut off the tails of dogs he encountered in childhood and later became a surgeon.


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Freud on Sublimation Some of what we want deep down, in our primitive unconscious, threatens to be pretty dark. We may want to do no work, to steal, to injure others, to give way to despair or to have sex in very taboo and damaging ways.

Yet most of us do very little of this. Freud's idea of sublimation originated while he was reading the story of a man who tortured animals as a child and later went on to become a surgeon. Freud believed that the same energy that once drove the child's sadism was eventually sublimated into positive and socially acceptable actions that benefited others.

Freud on Sublimation: Reconsiderations - Volney P. Gay - Google Books This book is the only full-length treatment of the relationship between aesthetic truths and psychoanalytic discoveries of art. Abstract Freud's most sustained account of the power of sexual sublimation to fuel scientific and artistic genius is found in his Leonardo da Vinci Author: Ana Siljak.

Gay's revision of Freud's theory using Gibson's theory of perception allows the Freudian concept of sublimation to function in a positive way that squares with artistic creativity, religion, and common experience.

Gay has made a significant contribution to psychoanalytic theory and to the understanding of human creativity."Author: Volney P. Gay.

Sublimation One of the more famous but abstract concepts that Freud explained was that of sublimation. This is the ability to take the sexual libido, or craving, and to direct it towards socially acceptable projects and goals.

Even though sublimation, as it was described by Freud, is a process of redirection of initially destructive love and death instincts into more socially acceptable or socially beneficial actions and occupations occurring in the process of replacing the original object of sexual drives with a non-sexual one, its frames are still rather blurred as there are such types of activity that convey rather neutral.

Sublimation is similar to displacement, but takes place when we manage to displace our unacceptable emotions into behaviors which are constructive and socially acceptable, rather than destructive activities.

Sublimation is one of Anna Freud's original defense mechanisms. What is an example of sublimation. Civilization and Its Discontents is a book by Sigmund Freud, the founder of was written in and first published in German in as Das Unbehagen in der Kultur ("The Uneasiness in Civilization").

Exploring what Freud sees as the important clash between the desire for individuality and the expectations of society, the book is considered one of Freud's most important and.

In the first third of the book the author reviews critically the psychoanalytic sources of the concept of sublimation. In the second third he shows how the concept developed from Freud's nineteenth-century notions of perception. In the last third he revises a concept of sublimation using a.

Sigmund Freud first coined the term sublimation after reading ‘ The Harz Journey ’ by Heinrich Heine. The book told the story of a boy who cut off the tails from dogs and in later life became a respected surgeon. Freud recognised this as sublimation and described it as one of the defence mechanisms.

Gay’s revision of Freud’s theory using Gibson’s theory of perception allows the Freudian concept of sublimation to function in a positive way that squares with artistic creativity, religion, and common experience.

Gay has made a significant contribution to psychoanalytic theory and to the understanding of human creativity.”. Freud wrote of sublimation in the context of the production of art, but the concept could theoretically apply to other activities such as work or leisure (Laplanche & Pontalis, ) Rycroft makes the link to alchemical processes (Rycroft ).File Size: 19KB.

First, it was a Freud, but not Sigmund, who defined the defense mechanisms. Anna Freud defined in detail the defense mechanisms sketched out by her father in her book. Gay’s revision of Freud’s theory using Gibson’s theory of perception allows the Freudian concept of sublimation to function in a positive way that squares with artistic creativity, religion, and common experience.

Gay has made a significant contribution to psychoanalytic theory and to the understanding of human creativity.”Author: Volney P. Gay. Differences - Freud and Lacan. However, Lacan's account of sublimation also differs from Freud's on a number of points. Perversion. Freud's account implies that perverse sexuality as a form of direct satisfaction of the drive is possible, and that sublimation is only necessary because this direct form in prohibited by society.

Freud stumbled upon the idea of sublimation by accident. He got the it when reading a well-known travel book, The Harz Journey, by the poet Heinrich Heine. Sigmund Freud ( – ) Sigmund Freud (May 6, Septem ) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology, based on his theory that human development is best understood in terms of changing objects of sexual desire; that the Unconscious often represses wishes (generally of a sexual and aggressive nature); that unconscious.

Defense mechanism, in psychoanalytic theory, any of a group of mental processes that enables the mind to reach compromise solutions to conflicts that it is unable to resolve. The term was first used in Sigmund Freud’s paper The Neuro-Psychoses of Defence ().

Sigmund Freud, Sublimation, and the Russian Silver Age. Ana Siljak. Freud’s lengthiest and most exhaustive exposition of sublimation and its particular relationship to knowledge and creativity is acknowledged to be his.

Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of his Childhood, published in It has been called “fundamental to psychoanalytical. Chapter 1: Art and the organization of the self --Chapter 2: Freud and the location of values --Chapter 3: Sublimation and the mystery of transformation --Chapter 4: Origins of complex behavior and sublimation --Chapter 5: Perception and emotion in classical theory and contemporary authors --Chapter 6: From visual affordances to emotional.7.

Sublimation. This type of defense mechanism is considered a positive strategy. That’s because people who rely on it choose to redirect strong emotions or feelings into an object or activity.Freud’s Idea of Sublimation Introduction In his short glossary of Freudian ideas and concepts Nick Rennison defines sublimation in this way: Sublimation—the unconscious mental process by which in-stinctual, socially unacceptable energy or libido is transferred to a non-instinctual, socially acceptable activity, e.g., Freud be.