"Freud In Vygotsky. Unconscious and Language"

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Abstract

This book tries to demonstrate that the principles of inner speech can explain the phenomenon of unconscious. Basing on the works of Vygotsky and Freud, the author proposes that both phenomena are involved in language, motivation and affective world. They represent the two facets of cognition. This enables us to use the socio-historical approach to the study of the unconscious. We also put forward a hypothesis on the functioning of meaning.

General Information

Keywords: L.S. Vygotsky, S. Freud, A.N. Leontyev, inner speech, unconscious, sense, meaning

Journal rubric: Criticism and Bibliography

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/chp.2007030115

For citation: Gonzalez A. "Freud In Vygotsky. Unconscious and Language" . Kul'turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2007. Vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 114–120. DOI: 10.17759/chp.2007030115.

Information About the Authors

Alejandro Gonzalez, Psychotherapist, Professor at the National University of Buenos Aires, director of the Ateneo Vygotskiano de la Argentina, forensic psychologist at the Family Court of Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, e-mail: a_h_gonzalez@speedy.com.ar

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