The Cult of Freud: Science, Sex & Psychoanalysis

History Extra | 22 February 2023 | 0h 48m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Seamus O’Mahony about his book The Guru, the Bagman and the Sceptic: A story of science, sex and psychoanalysis. Tells the story of Freud’s founding of psychoanalysis, and unravels how it was intertwined with those of two other doctors, Ernest Jones and Wilfred Trotter. Discusses the impact the three made on science and medicine against the intellectual and bohemian backdrop of early 20th-century London.


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