Judith Hamilton M.D., F.R.C.P.

Psychiatrist/Psychoanalyst - Freudian and Lacanian Orientation

Freud's Project for a Scientific Psychology

Reading List

Required Reading:

Freud, S. (1950 [1895]) Project for a scientific psychology. Excerpts from Standard Edition 1: 290-293; 295-335.

Supplementary Reading

1. Geerardyn, Filip (1997 [1993]) Freud's Project: The Roots of Psychoanalysis. Rebus press, London. Read especially: Clinic: the effects of speech. 242-247.

2. Lacan, Jacques (1988 [1978]) The Seminar of Jacques Lacan. Book II The Ego in Freud's Theory and in the Technique of Psychoanalysis 1954-55. Read especially : Chapters VIII-X. W.W. Norton & Company, New York, London. 93-122.

3. Lacan, Jacques (1992 [1986]) The Seminar of Jacques Lacan. Book VII The Ethics of Psychoanalysis, 1959-60. Read especially: Chapters II-V. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, London. 19-70.

4. Pribram, Karl H. and Merton M. Gill (1976) Freud's Project Reassessed. Hutchinson, London.

5. Sulloway, Frank J. (1983) Freud's three major psychoanalytic problems and the Project for a scientific psychology (1895). Chapter 4 in Freud: Biologist of the Mind. Basic Books, Inc., New York. 101-131.