Jonathan Lear, Love and it's place in nature and Open minded: working out the logic of the soul

Publication Type Manuscript
School or College College of Humanities
Department Philosophy
Creator Millgram, Elijah
Title Jonathan Lear, Love and it's place in nature and Open minded: working out the logic of the soul
Date 2006-09-19
Description It's not hard to imagine why Love and Its Place in Nature (now in a second edition, with a new preface by the author) has, in the decade or so it has been in print, received less attention from the philosophical community than it deserves. Its subtitle announces it as a "A Philosophical Interpretation of Freudian Psychoanalysis," and Freud is thought of by most analytic philosophers as the icon of a discredited orthodoxy, or in any case as the purveyor of a doctrine too esoteric and self-contained to be of interest to anyone who is not already a Freudian. They should not have been deterred. Lear's treatment of Freud is not particularly orthodox: it purports to present psychoanalysis psychoanalyzed, a view which stands to Freud's as the successful analysand's self-interpretation stands to the complaint with which, years before, he first walked into his analyst's office. Freud provides Lear with a way of raising and thinking through a range of important but generally neglected issues, an
Type Text
Publisher Oxford University Press
Volume 110
Issue 440
First Page 1087
Last Page 1092
Subject Philosophy; Book Review
Subject LCSH Psychoanalysis; Love; Criticism
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Millgram, E. (2001). Jonathan Lear, "Love and Its Place in Nature" and "Open Minded: Working out the Logic of the Soul." Mind, 110(440), 1087-92.
Rights Management (c) 2001 Oxford University Press. This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Mind following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version Jonathan Lear, "Love and Its Place in Nature" and "Open Minded: Working Out the Logic of the Soul." Mind, 110(440), 1087-92 is available online at: http://mind.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/110/440/1087
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2013-01-31
ID 704353
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=704353
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