The And Its Discontents By Sigmund Freud

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Sigismund Schlomo Freud or better known as Sigmund Freud was born on May 6th, 1856 and passed away on September 23rd, 1939. He was one of eight children growing up. At the age of 17, Freud attended the University of Vienna where he first studied law. He later changed his major to medicine. Freud was a neurologist in Austria and became a doctor of medicine at the University of Vienna. He was well known for studying psychoanalytic theory of the mind. He created psychoanalysis which is a way to treat psychopathology by dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst. Some of his treatment techniques were the use of free association and transference. In 1902, he became a professor at his alma mater University of Vienna. In this fourth and last analytical paper I will be writing about “Civilization and Its Discontents” which was an article written by Sigmund Freud in 1929. In this reading, Freud states that there will always be conflict between the individual and society and that can lead to unhappiness. Where there is unhappiness, there is guilt. I also chose to write about this reading because the whole id, ego and superego theory. I have heard of those three conditions but never really understood them until now. I also chose this topic because he talks about how civilization is held together and why it is needed in order to have structure in a society. He also explains how the Id and Egos play a vital role in civilization. In this paper I will elaborate on
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