Unconscious Thought in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Unconscious Thought in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

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The book explores concepts throughout the history of philosophy that suggest the possibility of unconscious thought and lay the foundation for ideas of unconscious thought in modern philosophy and psychoanalysis. The focus is on the workings of unconscious thought and the role it plays in thinking, language, perception, and human identity.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 314 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 19.05mm | 5,072g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2015
  • VII, 314 p.
  • 1137538120
  • 9781137538123

Table of contents

1. Plotinus: The First Philosopher of the Unconscious
2. The Peripatetics and Unconscious Thought
3. The Active Intellect of Averroes
4. Robert Grosseteste: Imagination and Unconscious Thought
5. Unconscious Thought in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant
6. Unconscious Thought in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Philosophies
7. Unconscious Thought in Freud
8. Unconscious Thought in Lacan
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About Professor John Shannon Hendrix

John Shannon Hendrix is a professor at the University of Lincoln, UK, and Roger Williams University, US. His previous books include The Contradiction between Form and Function in Architecture, Architecture and Psychoanalysis, Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Spirit: From Plotinus to Schelling and Hegel, and Architectural Forms and Philosophical Structures.
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