Totem and Taboo: Freud Was Right!
A lecture series by Michael Poff, MSW, MA
Psychoanalyst – The Carter-Jenkins Center Psychoanalytic Institute
M.A., Anthropology, The University of Chicago
Lecture 1: The Universal Oedipus Complex
Introduction: The Four Major Controversies and the Unfolding Debates
Part I: Irony and Oedipus Waning in Psychoanalysis
Part II: From the Neo-Freudian Critique to Kroeber’s ‘Confession’
Part III: Critical Misrepresentations of Freud’s Nuclear Complex
Part IV: Oedipus Rediscovered in Anthropology and Effaced in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Part V: Pathological Patriarchy vs. Prolonged Infant Dependency and the Complemental Series
Updated! Accompanying papers added to the Introduction and Parts 1-3. Please visit each page to view them.