Medicine: Freud 75

Professor Sigmund Freud's 75th birthday last week was full of incident. The Vienna Medical Society, which derided his first exposition of psychoanalysis 45 years ago so brutally that the sensitive student vowed never again to enter its rooms, made him an honorary member. Professor Julius Wagner-Jauregg (Nobel Prize), long Freud's opponent, acclaimed him thus: "Recognition by enemies is worth more than any amount of applause from supporters." In Manhattan and other centres scholars assembled for Freud homage dinners. And one of his most successful acolytes, Dr. Fritz Wittels of Vienna and Manhattan,...

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