Dr. Freud’s denunciation of Dr. Adler and Dr. Jung
[Dr. Freud’s denunciation of Dr. Adler and Dr. Jung]
After the disgraceful defection of Adler, a gifted thinker but a malicious paranoiac, I am now in trouble with our friend, Jung, who apparently has not outgrown his own neurosis.” ~Sigmund Freud to James Jackson Putnam, 20Aug1912.
Note: This quotation was found in the Introduction to “Contra Jung” on Page xv which also provided the following Footnote:
Footnote 26: Nathan Hale, ed., James Jackson Putnam and Psychoanalysis: Letters between Putnam and Sigmund Freud, Ernest Jones, William James, Sándor Ferenczi, and Morton Prince, 1877–1917
(Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard university Press, 1971), p. 146.
My American lectures are now finished and will contain various proposals for the modification of certain theoretical formulations. this step was difficult. I shall not however overcome my father following Adler’s recipe, as you seem to suppose. this doesn’t apply to me. ~Dr. Jung to Dr. Freud, Freud/Jung Letters, Page 512.