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(2000). A Brief Treatise on the Unconscious: Jean Laplanche. Pp. 1213-1246.. Psychoanal Q., 69(3):593-594.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: A Brief Treatise on the Unconscious: Jean Laplanche. Pp. 1213-1246.

(2000). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 69(3):593-594

Psyche. Zeitschrift Fr Psychoanalyse und Ihre Anwendungen. LIII, 12, 1999

A Brief Treatise on the Unconscious: Jean Laplanche. Pp. 1213-1246.

The author recapitulates his conception of the unconscious, which, taking its bearings from Freud's central thoughts on the subject penned in 1915, displays notable differences both from this view and especially from Freud's later metapsychological hypotheses. Central to the author's view is the link between the concept of the unconscious and the repression process. In an

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examination of five key issues—the realism of the unconscious; the “translation model” of repression; the characteristics of the unconscious and their explanation in terms of repression; the unconscious in life and in the cure context; and the relation between the unconscious and the metaphysical—the author urges a view of psychoanalysis which, though diverging from the Freudian viewpoint, does unstinting justice to the novelty of Freud's theories and methods.

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Article Citation

(2000). A Brief Treatise on the Unconscious. Psychoanal. Q., 69(3):593-594

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