Mary Midgley, 16 September 1982
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Archetype: A Natural History of the Self by Anthony Stevens.
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Freud on Femininity and Faith by Judith vanHerik.
California, 216 pp., £17.50, June 1982, 0 520 04368 5Show More
“... only one kind of message. 4. Homo sapiens is a social creature (here again evolution is relevant). Freud drew from the Enlightenment tradition an uncompromising, unargued egoism, a certainty that each individual starts life as an isolated billiard-ball rolling onto the social table, a being who can directly desire only his own satisfaction. (His, not ...”