Psychoanalysis/Language/Ricoeur: I would like to stress at the outset that the psychoanalyst is, if I may put it that way, the taker in [the philosophical] debate about language.
Freud's intention: was not only to renew psychiatry, but also reinterpret the totality of psychic productions that belong to culture, from dreams to art, morals and religion. In this respect, psychoanalysis belongs to modern culture; by interpreting culture, it changes it; by giving it an instrument of reflection, it leaves a lasting mark on it.
Nevertheless, one must not imagine psychoanalysis as a psychology of the individual that would have been transformed into a sociology of culture; (...). >Dream interpretation/Ricoeur._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
De L’interprétation. Essai sur Sigmund Freud
Die Interpretation. Ein Versuch über Freud Frankfurt/M. 1999
Interpretation theory: discourse and the surplus of meaning Fort Worth 1976