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Hannes Leidinger Christian Rapp Birgit Mosser-Schuöcker - Freud – Adler – Frankl

The Viennese World of Psychological Research

The life and work of Freud, Adler and Frankl, the founders of world-renowned schools of psychotherapy, grounded in the historical context of their age.

Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler, Viktor Frankl – giants of Viennese intellectual life – revolutionised the science of psychological research within a strikingly short span of time. They became the founding fathers of theories and methods of treatment that are still highly influential even today: psychoanalysis, individual psychology and logotherapy. What were their social environments, how were they shaped by their family backgrounds, and what did their professional networks look like? The authors offer a gripping account of a hundred and fifty years of cultural and scientific history, shedding light on the complex relationships between these three figures.

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With a contribution by Verena Moritz. With numerous illustrations.
288 pages
format:140 x 215
ISBN: 9783701735662
Release date: 16.08.2022

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Hannes Leidinger

born 1969, studied history, classical archaeology and primeval and ancient history in Vienna.  He is an exhibition curator, an advisor for radio broadcasts and TV documentaries and directs scientific research projects. He also teaches at the Department of Contemporary History of the University of Vienna. Leidinger has published widely and is head of the Vienna branch office of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Kriegsfolgenforschung. Most recently published by Residenz Verlag: “Habsburgs schmutziger Krieg” (Habsburgs' dirty war) (2014). He has co-authored the book “Hitler - prägende Jahre” (Hitler - The formative Years) (2020) with Christian Rapp. 

Christian Rapp

born 1964, is an exhibition curator and scholar in cultural studies. He lectures at the University of Vienna, the University of Applied Arts and the New Design University St. Pölten. He is widely published and has curated numerous exhibitions and museum projects on cultural and social history, both in Austria and abroad. Since January 2018, he is scientific director at Haus der Geschichte of Museum Niederösterreich. He has co-authored the book “Hitler - prägende Jahre” (Hitler - The formative Years) (2020) with Hannes Leidinger.

Birgit Mosser-Schuöcker

a lawyer and author, has worked for Austrian broadcaster ORF since 2008, specialising in contemporary television documentaries. She has published non-fiction books on recent Austrian history as well as a trilogy of novels: "Der Sturz des Doppeladlers" (The Fall of the Double Eagle), "Kinder einer neuen Zeit" (Children of a New Age) and" "Die Stunde der Wölfe" (The Wolven Hour). "Freud–Adler–Frankl" (2022) was written in collaboration with Hannes Leidinger and Christian Rapp.


Wie zu erwarten, ist den drei Historikern, ausgewiesenen Kennern der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts, neben der Darlegung der komplexen Ideengebäude ihrer drei Helden auch die Einordnung in historische Entwicklungen und Zusammenhänge gelungen.
[Quelle: Günther Haller, DIE PRESSE]

Die Wiener Welt der Seelenforschung“ von Hannes Leidinger, Christian Rapp und Birgit Mosser erzählt, wie die drei Wissenschafter die Seelenforschung mit ihren Behandlungsmethoden der Psychoanalyse, der Individualpsychologie und der Logotherapie revolutioniert haben. Kultur- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, aber auch die durchaus komplizierten Beziehungsgeschichten zwischen den drei Persönlichkeiten werden da besprochen.
[Quelle: Barbara Beer, KURIER]

„Freud, Adler, Frankl“: Das Historiker-Trio Hannes Leidinger, Christian Rapp und Birgit Mosser-Schuöcker durchmisst die Wiener Welt der Seelenforschung.
[Quelle: Günter Kaindlstorfer, Ö1 Kontext]

Was dem Werk von Leidinger, Rapp und Mosser-Schuöcker hervorragend gelingt, ist, Leben und Werk der großen drei Wiener Seelenforscher in gutem Überblick und in Bezug zueinander darzustellen.
[Quelle: Andreas Kremla, FALTER]

Die renommierten Kulturwissenschaftler:innen Hannes Leidinger, Christian Rapp, Birgit Mosser-Schuöcker legen mit „Freud/Adler/Frankl“ eine fundierte wie gut lesbare Lebens-, Werk-, und Zeitgeschichte der bahnbrechenden Wiener Psychoanalytischen Schule vor und bieten dabei auch spannende Hintergründe und neueste Forschungsergebnisse.
[Quelle: Walter Pobaschnig, literaturoutdoors.com]

Endlich werden die drei von berufenen Historiker:innen in einem Werk behandelt. Lesenswert!
[Quelle: Astrid Kuffner, MADAME WIEN]

Die Autor*innen erzählen auf spannende Weise eine hundertfünfzigjährige Kultur- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte und beleuchten dabei auch die komplizierten Beziehungen zwischen diesen drei Persönlichkeiten.
[Quelle: SCHARFLINKS.de]

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