Introduction; Part One: Freud and Nietzsche; 1. The Genesis of an Encounter.; 2. Nietzsche in Freudian Discourse.; Part Two: Nietzsche and Freud; Introduction.; Book I: The Foundations; 1. Instinct and Drive.; 2. Nietzschean Psychology, Freudian Psychoanalysis.; 3. Principles of the Drive.; Book II: The Themes; 1. Love and Sexuality.; 2. The Unconscious and Consciousness.; 3. Dreams and Symbolism.; Book III: The Stakes; 1. Neurosis and Morality.; 2. Culture and Civilization.; 3. Therapeutics.
Professor Assoun is an active historian of philosophy and has published widely on Freud, Marx and psychoanalysis.
"'A lucid, incisive analysis of the interrelationship between Nietzsche's unsystematic, but acute, psychological observations and significant elements in Freudian psychoanalysis.' George J. Stack"