Berkeley English Lecturers

Frederick C. Crews

Frederick C. Crews

Emeritus

fredc@berkeley.edu

Specialties


Books
Freud: The Making of an Illusion
Freud: The Making of an Illusion

From the master of Freud debunkers, the book that definitively puts an end to the myth of psychoanalysis and its creator Since the 1970s, Sigmund Freud’s scientific reputation has been in an accelerating tailspin―but nonetheless the idea persists ....(read more)

Follies of the Wise: Dissenting Essays
Follies of the Wise: Dissenting Essays

True skepticism is an attitude of constant questioning, a mode of thinking Frederick Crews held so dear he applied it to Freudian psychoanalytic theory, an intellectual tradition he initially believed to be empirically sound. But as his examination ....(read more)


Recent English Courses Taught

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