By Sigmund Freud
On Narcissism: An Introduction is a densely packed essay facing principles which are nonetheless being debated at the present time – from the function of narcissism in basic and pathological improvement and the connection of narcissism to homosexuality, libido, romantic love, and conceit to problems with healing intervention. The members position the paintings within the context of Freud’s evolving considering, indicate its recommendations, overview its not easy facets, and think about how its theoretical options were elaborated extra lately via analysts of numerous theoretic persuasions. additionally, they use Freud’s textual content to chart new advancements in psychoanalysis and element towards nonetheless unresolved difficulties. An advent via Joseph Sandler, Ethel Spector individual, and Peter Fonagy offers a succinct review of the material.
Contributors: Willy Baranger, David Bell, R. Horacio Etchegoyen, Peter Fonagy, León Grinberg, Béla Grünberger, Heinz Henseler, Otto F. Kernberg, Paul H. Ornstein, Ethel Spector individual, Joseph Sandler, Hanna Segal, Nikolaus Treurniet, Clifford York