Time Driven: Metapsychology and the Splitting of the Drive

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Elaborating the fundamental concept of Trieb, or drive, Freud outlines two basic types of conflict that at once disturb and organize mental life: the conflict between drives and reality; and the conflict between the drives themselves (as in amorous Eros against the aggressive death drive). In Time Driven, Adrian Johnston identifies a third distinct type of conflict overlooked by Freud: the conflict embedded within each and every drive. By bringing this critical type of conflict to light and explaining its sobering ...

Time Driven: Metapsychology and the Splitting of the Drive 2005, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810122048

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Time Driven: Metapsychology and the Splitting of the Drive 2005, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810122055

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