Psychoanalysis and the Concept of a Rule

An Essay in the Philosophy of Psychoanalysis

  • Anton Mooij

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-5
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 7-10
  3. The Psychoanalytic Situation

  4. Theoretical Implications

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      Pages 47-47
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      Pages 49-57
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      Pages 58-68
    4. Anton Mooij
      Pages 69-78
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 88-99

About this book


Increasingly, people are becoming aware of the importance of rules with regard to the establishmnent of human behaviour. The present-day philosophy of action, following Wittgenstein, talks of rule following behavour, This book takes up the discussion, and indicates the importance of rules in Freudian psychoanalysis. In so doing, the book establishes a link between Freud and Wittgenstein


Freud Psychoanalyse behavior philosophy psychoanalysis

Authors and affiliations

  • Anton Mooij
    • 1
  1. 1.UtrechtThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-53573-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-84395-2
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