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Mass Psychology of Capitalist Democracy

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  • Hallowed Grounds Cafe

    5706 S. University, Fl. 2, Chicago, IL (map)

    41.878113 -87.629799

  • You'll see about five people crowded around a table talking about psychoanalysis.
  • Propaganda: Psychoanalysis in Reverse
    Monday, April May 6 at 7:00 p.m.
    Hallowed Grounds Café

    *Adorno, "Freudian Theory and the Pattern of Fascist Propaganda"
    *Sigmund Freud, Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego (selections TBD)


    This five-part reading group will examine Adorno's psychoanalytic writings on the following

    Commodity Aesthetics
    Character and Capitalism
    Propaganda: Psychoanalysis in Reverse
    Prejudice: A Social Disease
    Art and Fantasy

    Readings will be primarily drawn from Adorno's extensive work in social psychology, as well as Marx, Freud, Thomas Mann and psychoanalysts who were his contemporary.


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  • Harold K.

    I'm a clinical psychologist and very interested in psychoanalytic theory. I wrote a book Economics as a Symptom of Sadism. However, I don't want to come to Hyde Park. I hope at least sometimes you could have the meeting more north.

    April 23, 2013


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