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I feel like we should clarify that the "you want to have sex with your mother" thing was Freud's thing back in the day that he liked to "break down psyche" with. I know it's snark, but... how prevalent is that particular example today? Nullahnung (talk) 08:28, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

Well, according to this article, it's "maintained through more or less all subsequent psychoanalysts". I have doubts about whether this is genuinely the case. I suggest revising accordingly if you have some knowledge in this area. WèàšèìòìďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 09:25, 21 January 2014 (UTC)
What was meant was that the concept of an unconsciousness is maintained through more or less all subsequent psychoanalysts, which I don't dispute. What I question is to what extent Freud's theories in their original forms still hold in recent psychoanalysis. I am not very well-acquainted with the field, but I took a short class that introduced Freudian theory, so I edited the article accordingly. Anyone is welcome to challenge and revert me. Nullahnung (talk) 20:54, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

Critical theory[edit]

I think this article should address its popularity among critical theorists and continental philosophers in more detail. I'll get onto it, but until finals end this Wednesday, my hands are pretty much tied. Any help? --Raysenn Get the paddles, he's having a cancer! 01:38, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

BoN edit[edit]

@ While I agree with the edit summary, the article still implies that psychology is a hard science:

While Freud's original ideas of psychoanalysis were overwhelmingly pseudoscientific, they laid a groundwork for more empirically valid approaches Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 18:30, 22 June 2018 (UTC)