Synthesis of Freud and Marx: the First Freudo-Marxists

Authors: Mokshantsev L.V. Published: 07.10.2014
Published in issue: #9(23)/2014  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2014-9-205  
Category: The Humanities in Technical University | Chapter: Philosophy Science  
Keywords: complex, neurosis, the reality principle, Marxism, ideology, psychoanalysis, conflict, repression, conscious and unconscious, bourgeois morality

This article seeks to examine the first attempts to combine the doctrines of Sigmund Freud and Karl Marx. It is shown that psychoanalysis as a whole is a materialistic, dialectical and revolutionary theory. Attention is drawn to the fact that psychoanalysis can be well combined with other philosophical theories: existentialism, structuralism, postmodernism.

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