By David Pavon-Cuellar
The tools built by means of Freud and Marx have enabled various students to seriously replicate upon the ideological underpinnings of contemporary and now postmodern or hypermodern western societies. during this exciting ebook, the self-discipline of psychology itself is screened during the dual dynamics of Marxism and psychoanalysis. David Pavón-Cuéllar asks to what quantity the phrases, issues and pursuits of psychology replicate, in truth, the dominant bourgeois ideology that has allowed it to flourish.
The publication charts a steady psychologization inside of society and tradition relationship from the 19th century, and examines how the tacit beliefs inside mainstream psychology – developing sturdy electorate or effective employees – take a seat uneasily opposed to Marx and Freud’s objectives of showing fault-lines and contradictions inside individualist and consumer-oriented buildings.
The positivist aspiration of psychology to turn into a ordinary technological know-how has been the resource of intensive debate, serious voices saying the social and cultural contexts wherein the human brain and behavior may be understood. This demanding new ebook presents one other voice that, in addressing of the main influential highbrow traditions of the prior a hundred and fifty years, widens the controversy nonetheless extra to ascertain the rules of psychology.
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Marxism and Psychoanalysis: In or against Psychology? (Concepts for Critical Psychology) by David Pavon-Cuellar