Gassett and Freud's Views on the Post World War One Era Analytical Essay by RightRiters

Gassett and Freud's Views on the Post World War One Era
This essay compares the views of Jose Ortega Y Gassett and Sigmund Freud on post World War One era and also discusses the problems facing humanity at the time.
# 23956 | 1,370 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Apr 15, 2003 in Psychology (Freud) , English (Analysis) , History (European - World Wars) , Literature (Spanish)


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This paper summarizes, compares and critically reviews Gasset's work, "The Revolt of the Masses" and Freud's work, "Thoughts for the Times on War and Death". Throughout, it attempts to place these works within their historical context of the period in which they were written as well as understand the thoughts and philosophies behind the authors.

From the Paper:

"Freud and Gasset, as conservative intellectual men, have a unique perspective on what was to be the world's bloodiest century. Each wrote in the midst of struggles of with uncertain outcomes, and in both works surveyed their capacities for rational analysis was underscored by a tangible sense of fear. Despite this, the origins of their works and the perspective of each differ significantly. These discrepancies deserve close inspection."

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