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The rhetorical voice of psychoanalysis displacement of evidence by theory by Donald P. Spence

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Psychoanalysis -- Philosophy.,
  • Psychoanalysis -- Research.,
  • Science -- Methodology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-216) and index.

StatementDonald P. Spence.
LC ClassificationsRC506 .S663 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1398726M
ISBN 100674768744
LC Control Number93006344

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