Book Discussion on Sigmund Freud

Peter Kramer talked about his latest book, Sigmund Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind, published by Eminent Lives. Dr. Kramer,… read more

Peter Kramer talked about his latest book, Sigmund Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind, published by Eminent Lives. Dr. Kramer, psychiatrist and public radio host, talked about Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis and his contributions and the controversies surrounding them. Among other issues that continue to inform Freud’s legacy, Kramer discussed historians' contentions that Freud inaccurately represented his findings to complement his theories. Kramer described Freud’s contributions in areas such as seduction and dream analysis. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.

Dr. Kramer is the author of several books, including Listening to Prozac. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Sigmund Freud

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jan 28, 2007
Last Aired:
May 7, 2008

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  • Jan 28, 2007 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 2007 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 11, 2007 | 12:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 11, 2007 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • May 07, 2008 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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