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(1977). Psychoanalytic Review. LXII, 1975-1976: Ellenberger on Freud's "Aphasia": Fact and Method in the History of Science. Leon Bloom. Pp. 615-637.. Psychoanal Q., 46:347-348.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Psychoanalytic Review. LXII, 1975-1976: Ellenberger on Freud's "Aphasia": Fact and Method in the History of Science. Leon Bloom. Pp. 615-637.

(1977). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 46:347-348

Psychoanalytic Review. LXII, 1975-1976: Ellenberger on Freud's "Aphasia": Fact and Method in the History of Science. Leon Bloom. Pp. 615-637.

The place of Freud's "Aphasia" has never been properly understood and integrated in the history of the discovery of the unconscious. To advance this thesis, Bloom chooses the very small part of Ellenberger's book, The Discovery of the Unconscious, that deals with this early work of Freud's. Ellenberger hypothesized that the discovery of the unconscious was basic to the further development of dynamic psychiatry. But beginning with Ellenberger's work, Bloom shows

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that Freud's monograph has been neglected, quoted in footnotes apparently without having been read, and requoted in secondary sources in error (including even Ellenberger's carefully researched work). All this occurred without recognition of the work's relationship to Hughlings Jackson's work (by others, not by Freud) and without full recognition of its place in the development of Freud's ideas on the unconscious. Bloom offers his paper to present the problem; he does not attempt to explain it.

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(1977). Psychoanalytic Review. LXII, 1975-1976. Psychoanal. Q., 46:347-348

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