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Classical Myth and PsychoanalysisAncient and Modern Stories of the Self$
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Vanda Zajko and Ellen O'Gorman

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199656677

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656677.001.0001

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Myth, Religion, Illusion: How Freud Got His Fire Back

Myth, Religion, Illusion: How Freud Got His Fire Back

(p.58) (p.59) 4 Myth, Religion, Illusion: How Freud Got His Fire Back
Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis

Richard H. Armstrong

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines the attack on religion in Freud's late works in relation to the German philosophical tradition. It works in particular with Freud's essay The future of an illusion and argues that Freud's work can be seen as a development of Feuerbach's ideas.

Keywords:   freud, reception, Feuerbach, enlightenment, religion

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