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By Sara Douglass

ISBN-10: 0060882131

ISBN-13: 9780060882136

Sara Douglass has gained legions of fanatics world wide for her epic stories of sorcery, forbidden love, and heart-pounding motion. Now, with the DarkGlass Mountain saga, she unearths her greatest experience but.

Rescued from unspeakable horror, Ishbel Brunelle has committed her existence to a Serpent cult that reads the longer term within the entrails of its human sacrifices. however the Serpent has greater plans for Ishbel than only being archpriestess, plans that decision for a deadly royal marriage balancing at the area among treachery and devotion, and an eerie, eldritch caution: organize for the Lord of Elcho Falling . . .

And there are different risks. For whereas Tencendor is long gone, even its fall can't spoil the Icarii. because the Tyrant of Isembaard reaches for glory, either StarDrifter SunSoar and his son, Axis, are pulled into the lethal dance of intrigue and sorcery. The DarkGlass Mountain—once referred to as the Threshold—is ready, and because the darkish God Kanubai rises from his legal in exile, not anyone will get away unscathed.

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Freud's theory of the connection between consciousness and its objects is thus mechanical rather than humanly meaningful. "Cathexis" is a concept implying the amount of psychical energy attached to an object, an idea or ideas, or a body part. Freud believes that this energy is at least theoretically measurable, that it can be condensed or displaced from its original objects to others, and that it explains such things as mourning or self-preoccupation. In mourning, the subject has withdrawn psychical energy from the outside world, hypercathecting the fantasied lost love object instead (Freud, 1917).

As Frank J. Sulloway (1979) points out, the Project was an early attempt at physical (neurophysiological) reductionism. In his later work, Freud, as a "biologist of the mind," leans more toward biological and evolutionary reductionism—though he never abandons the neurophysiological principle of constancy upon which all of his later work rests. As Sulloway's monumental intellectual biography convincingly ar­ gues, the Project is not, as some Freud scholars have insisted, merely an early neurological document which was abandoned by its author shortly after be­ ing written in favor of a theory of the mind which was purely psychological.

For Freud, everything is part of a unified system. The eco­ nomic hypothesis (energy flow, inhibition, and displacement in the psyche) is the most experience-distant part of Freud's theory; yet it lies behind the topographical hypothesis (conscious, unconscious, and preconscious areas of the psyche), the dynamic hypothesis (psyche explained by opposing men­ tal forces), and the structural hypothesis (ego, superego, and id). The eco­ nomic hypothesis is, in a sense, the engine that makes the Freudian machine go.

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