Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

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Sigmund Freud was already internationally acclaimed as the principal founder of psychoanalysis when he turned his attention to the life of Leonardo da Vinci. It remained Freud's favourite composition. Compressing many of his insights into a few pages, the result is a fascinating picture of some of Freud's fundamental ideas, including human sexuality, dreams, and repression. It is an equally compelling - and controversial - portrait of Leonardo and the creative forces that according to Freud lie behind some of his great works, including the Mona Lisa.

With a new foreword by Maria Walsh.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 133 x 197 x 7.11mm | 136g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415854679
  • 9780415854672
  • 103,754

Table of contents

1. Foreword to the Routledge Great Minds 2. Preface to the 1922 Edition 3. Editor's note 4. Leonardo da Vinci: a memory of his childhood
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About Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud wurde 1856 in Freiberg (Mähren) geboren. Nach dem Studium der Medizin wandte er sich während eines Studienaufenthalts in Paris, unter dem Einfluss J.-M. Charcots, der Psychopathologie zu. Anschließend beschäftigte er sich in der Privatpraxis mit Hysterie und anderen Neurosenformen. Er begründete die Psychoanalyse und entwickelte sie fort als eigene Behandlungs- und Forschungsmethode sowie als allgemeine, auch die Phänomene des normalen Seelenlebens umfassende Psychologie. 1938 emigrierte Freud nach London, wo er 1939 starb.
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