Beyond the Pleasure Principle by Sigmund Freud

Beyond the Pleasure Principle

Sigmund Freud with C. J. M. Hubback (Translator)

76 pages first pub 1920 (editions)

nonfiction philosophy psychology challenging informative reflective slow-paced


Beyond the Pleasure Principle is a 1920 essay by Sigmund Freud that marks a major turning point in his theoretical approach. Previously, Freud attributed most human behavior to the sexual instinct (Eros or libido). With this essay, Freud went "bey...

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