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Brown, W. (1924). General: H. Tasman Lovell. Psycho-Analysis in Relation to Traditional Psychology. Australian Journal of Psychology and Philosophy, 1923, Vol. I, p. 93.. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 5:474-475.
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(1924). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 5:474-475

General: H. Tasman Lovell. Psycho-Analysis in Relation to Traditional Psychology. Australian Journal of Psychology and Philosophy, 1923, Vol. I, p. 93.

Warburton Brown

This is intended as a criticism of psycho-analysis from the viewpoint of traditional psychology. One of the first duties of a critic, however, should be to make himself thoroughly conversant with the subject he wishes to criticise. This Professor Lovell has not done in regard to psycho-analysis, for his paper abounds in inexact and loose usage of Freud's terminology, and in many misconceptions of the principles involved. It will be necessary to point out a few only of the inaccuracies and misconceptions to make further reference to the paper unnecessary.

He attributes to Freud such expressions as 'the resistance or censor of consciousness', 'wishes return to consciousness by distorting themselves'.

Conflict and repression are not understood, as the following passages show, 'a conflict of desires is a conflict of enlightened impulses'. 'There is the third course, taken by the strong, namely, to confront the conflict and endure its agony until frank and fearless thought has fully examined its

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whole meaning and clear reasons have been found for rejection of the incompatible impulse'.

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Brown, W. (1924). General. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 5:474-475

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