From: Keith Henson (email@example.com)
Date: Fri 27 Feb 2004 - 02:33:49 GMT
At 04:41 PM 26/02/04 -0500, Scott wrote:
> From what I vaguely recall, Freud did some interesting neurobiological
> work on lamprey (and other organisms I can't remember right now). Maybe
> he should have stuck to this work. I can't think of much he contributed
> to modern psychology that's worthy of merit, beyond some nifty
> neologisms. Maybe the superego has some value as a moral constraint.
>He is of historical interest though,
That and meta, why did Freud's memes have so much (unjustified) influence?
>and is nested well within the subset of early psychology I'm interested
>in, allied to Jung and sharing a debt to Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Haeckel,
>etc. (ie- long dead German guys).
But if you are studying this stuff for *content* it must be like studying
alchemy or phlogiston. I.e., before anyone had a decent model of what was
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