About “crazy as a shrink,” what else did you need to know?
Freudian fraud : the malignant effect of Freud’s theory on American thought and culture
Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller), 1937- New York : HarperPerennial, 1993, c1992.
The rise and crisis of psychoanalysis in the United States : Freud and the Americans, 1917-1985
Hale, Nathan G. New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
The hoax of Freudism : a study of brainwashing the American professionals and laymen
Jurjevich, Ratibor-Ray M., 1915- Philadelphia : Dorrance, c1974.
Freud and philosophy : an essay on interpretation
Ricœur, Paul. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1970.
And another scientist couldn’t resist reminding us of the cocaine story:
There is also a subplot to Cohen’s biography: the resistance the writer encountered from some specialists while researching his book. The reputation of the Viennese enigma remains unassailable among official biographers, but with every passing year, the weight of evidence points more clearly to the high price that Freud and his intimates paid for the ‘cocaine years’.
Wow. That’s right up there with “Darwin was not a racist.”
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