Re: Psych or Fad: Freud's Slip on Penis Envy, among other things

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Tue May 16 2000 - 03:35:50 MDT

"J. Goard" <> writes:

> How arrogant, at this point, for neurologists and pharmaco-psychologists to
> dismiss Freud, when they have so much trouble explaining concepts like
> self-identity, sanity, or even pleasure!

And how does Freud explain them? And does his explanations hold today?
After all, a hypothesis can be disproven even when there is no better
explanation. In fact, I would say the neuropsychology of motivation
have done a great job of understanding pleasure and the *parts* of

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