AudioLearn's Philosophy Classics presents Psychopathia Sexualis
Psychopathia Sexualis, written in 1886, was one of the landmark books in the history of psychology. It was the first academic handling of the subject of sexuality and its perversities from the perspective of pathology. It was a major contribution to the thoughts of Freud, Jung, and many other notable psychologists whose work established the foundation of psychology as we know it today.
This is an audio transcription of the work, preceded by a summary. The summary includes a short bio and background information of the author, a brief outline of each chapter and its contents, a synopsis, and analysis of the work, and an investigation into the historical context, criticism, and social impact of the work. It is suitable for students and for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the field of psychology. Following the summary, the original text, which includes 238 case studies and the establishment of many terms which are now in common use in the field of psychology, is narrated in full.