Philosphers and Theories

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Two Great Philosophers and their Principal Theories Sigmund Schlomo Freud was an Austrian neurologist born on May 06, 1856. Freud is know as the father of psychoanalysis, his theories of the unconscious mind and repression. Freud created the clinical method of psychoanalysis to investigate and treat psychopathology. Freud understood the workings of the human brain. He was intrigued by it, I believe that was one of the reasons he was a neurologist. Freud came from a poor family of eight children and he was favored over his other siblings the most. His parents sacrificed for his education regardless of being poor. Freud went to a preteigous high school and graduated with honors. Freud studied under great philosopher’s, Darwinist Prof…show more content…
Freud believed there were stages in life as a person matures into adult sexuality. Freud was also on to something, he believed before the 1890's that childhood sexual abuse were a cause's for the emotional and mental state of mind, but rejected that theory, but Freud was right. Later in life Freud discussed the psyche of the human mind, and how it can be divided into three parts: Id, ego, and super-ego. Id is the impulsiveness of a person the “pleasure principle”. Ego means from Freud's opinion; the pursuit for an insatiable need for pleasure (Id), which can get you in trouble and, therefore the Id divide’s itself into ego and superego. Sigmund Freud was very famous, because of his psychoanalytic therapy on sexual urges and how that influenced the mental health of a individual. Fred's theories influenced others to launch the sexual revolution, and people realized the breakdown of the family structures and how a person's family can be detrimental to one life. Sigmund Freud's research is still taught today and was revolutionary to understanding the human mind. Fredric Wikelm Nietzsche, was a 19th century German philosopher and classical philologist. Nietzsche wrote many text works on science, religion, morality and cultures. Born on October 15, 1844, Nietzsche was introduced to the teachings of the Greeks and Romans, and was intrigued by different cultures and religion from his christian
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