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(1999) Freud's philosophy of the unconscious, Dordrecht, Springer.

Wittgenstein and MacIntyre

the unconscious as "façon de parler"

David L Smith

pp. 132-136

Wittgenstein was one of the first philosophers to scrutinize psychoanalysis seriously. He apparently began reading Freud around 1919 (McGuiness, 1981; Monk, 1990) and later incorporated remarks on Freud in his teaching. Until very recently, philosophical consideration of Freud's work was, at least within the analytical tradition, dominated by Wittgenstein's thinking143.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-1611-6_13

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Smith, D.L. (1999). Wittgenstein and MacIntyre: the unconscious as "façon de parler", in Freud's philosophy of the unconscious, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 132-136.

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