Ruthless Freud: on the suicide of Tausk , a comment by Philosophical Apprentice

From footnote 81 in Freud’s Paranoid Quest, a quotation from K.R. Eissler’s  ‘Talent and Genius: The Fictitious  Case of Tausk contra Freud:


Here is a rationalization that could be applied to Heidegger as well as Freud.  Followed by this shameful resort to the life of Shakespeare. Farrell’s interpretation/comment in the first paragraph, followed by the Eissler quote :


The acolyte can always find a rationalization for reprehensible conduct of the Master.

Philosophical Apprentice

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