Bibliographic Details

Life and death in Freud and Heidegger / Havi Carel.

Author / Creator Carel, Havi.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 217 pages).
Language English
Series Contemporary psychoanalytic studies ; 6
Contemporary psychoanalytic studies ; 6.
Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.
Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976.
Death.
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism.
Death.
Attitude to Death.
Death.
Philosophy.
Psychoanalysis.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11146714
ISBN 1423791444
9781423791447
9789401201407
9401201404
9042016590
9789042016590
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Life and Death in Freud and Heidegger argues that mortality is a fundamental structuring element in human life. The ordinary view of life and death regards them as dichotomous and separate. This book explains why this view is unsatisfactory and presents a new model of the relationship between life and death that sees them as interlinked. Using Heidegger's concept of being towards death and Freud's notion of the death drive, it demonstrates the extensive influence death has on everyday life and gives an account of its structural and existential significance. By bringing the two perspectives tog.
Other form Print version: Carel, Havi. Life and death in Freud and Heidegger. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006 9042016590