Franklin

Erik Erikson and the American psyche : ego, ethics, and evolution / Daniel Burston.

Author/Creator:
Burston, Daniel, 1954-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Jason Aronson, c2007.
Series:
Psychological issues (unnumbered)
Psychological issues
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 219 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-1994.
Psychoanalysis.
Contents:
In Hitler's shadow
Sages, psychoanalysts, and the public sphere
Childhood and adolescence
Anna Freud, analytic training and disappointment in Denmark
The new world
The impossible profession
An American identity
The end of the beginning : middle age and its vicissitudes
From Berkeley to stockbridge
In his own voice
A crisis of integrity
Erikson at Harvard
A Christmas carol
Existentialism, Judaism and Christianity
Conscience, aggression, and civil disobedience
On ablation : the Berman episode
Situating Erikson
Beyond ego psychology
Innovation and fidelity to Freud in Erikson, Klein, Fromm, Winnicott, and Lacan
Psychohistory : Luther and Gandhi
History and psychohistory
Why Luther?
Luther in context
Why Gandhi?
Sex and aggression in Luther and Gandhi
Mother- and father-centered devotional types
Gandhi as prophet
Gandhi, Freud, and Erikson
Evolution and conscience in Darwin, Freud, and Erikson
Instinct, adaptation, and progress
Conformity, conscience, and pseudospeciation
Family, tradition, and the cycle of generations
Technology, identity, and the decline of intergenerational ties
The historicity of dreams : Freud, Fliess, and Jung
The clash of interpretations
Freud, friendship, and the fear of death
Men, women, and professional identity
Rivalry, plagiarism, and Oedipal evasiveness
Inner, outer, and in-between
Erikson's erasure
Irrelevance and the academy
Childhood in America : then and now
Human nature, human needs, and technological change.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-212) and index.
ISBN:
9780765704948 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780765704955 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
71810068
Publisher Number:
9780765704948
9780765704955
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