Medicine: Dr. Freud Honored

For many years Sigmund Freud of Vienna has studied the tortuous ways of the unconscious mind. Moving his pale hands nervously about among the green pagan gods, the bronzes, the bizarre masks which cover the top of his massive desk at his home, he has written the testament of the psychoanalysts. This week in recognition of his lifelong work, he will receive the Goethe prize given by the German City of Frankfurt. The award is especially appropriate for Dr. Freud. Some 50 years ago, Goethe's essay Die Natur first decided him to...

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