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Lettieri, R. (2007). The Ego Re-Revisited: A Reply to. Psychoanal. Psychol., 24(4):712-714.

(2007). Psychoanalytic Psychology, 24(4):712-714

The Ego Re-Revisited: A Reply to Frank (2007) Related Papers

Richard Lettieri, Ph.D.

G. Frank (2007) maintained that if psychoanalysts are to renew their interest in an archaic concept like the ego, 3 criticisms must be addressed: reification of the ego, the problem of impersonality, and the problem of the ego's evolution from the id. The author addresses these criticisms directly and from within the context of an updated view of the ego as rooted in contemporary biological and psychological science. He also comments on the place of the psychoanalytic ego in the postmodern era.

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