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Karen Horney

American-German psychoanalyst

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Karen Horney was a German psychoanalyst who practiced in the United States during her later career. Her theories questioned some traditional Freudian views. This was particularly true of her theories of sexuality and of the instinct orientation of psychoanalysis. She is credited with founding feminist psychology in response to Freud's theory of penis envy. She disagreed with Freud about inherent differences in the psychology of men and women, and she traced such differences to society and culture rather than biology. She is often classified as neo-Freudian.

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University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

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#943 World Rank
Psychology
#10441 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#12484 World Rank
Sociology
#34476 World Rank
Religious Studies
#42271 World Rank
Anthropology
#45075 World Rank
Philosophy
#180508 World Rank
Literature
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