By John C. Farrell
Freud's Paranoid Quest is an incredibly broad-ranging and well-written book....Whether or no longer one is of the same opinion with sure of his arguments and exams, one needs to recognize the outstanding intelligence that's displayed on approximately each page.
--Louis Sassauthor of insanity and Modernism and The Paradoxes of Delusion
John Farrell's Freud's Paranoid Quest is the main trenchant, exhilarating and illuminating ebook i've got encountered in lots of years. [The ebook] will be reflected not only by way of all scholars of Freud's suggestion yet by way of every person who senses that 'advanced modernity' has through now outstayed its welcome.
--Frederick CrewsUniversity of California, Berkeley
In Freud's Paranoid Quest, John Farrell analyzes the character and regarded Sigmund Freud with a view to supply perception into modernity's paranoid personality and into the real nature of Freudian psychoanalysis. John Farrell's Freud isn't the path-breaking psychologist he claimed to be, however the fashioner and prisoner of a complete method of suspicion. the main talented of paranoids, Freud deployed the program as a self-heroizing fable and a compelling old ideology.