Logos and mythos: inferiority and compensations in a psychoanalytic discussion

Paper presented at the XXIII S.I.P.I. National Congress – “The network of the compensatory functions in the Adlerian theory and practice”, Milan, 2012.

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Summary.  Science has been able to rise and develop in ancient Greece because its philosophes did not report anything to the deity. Religious beliefs, myths and superstitions have however also later tried to influence the science that, when she has been able to resist such influences, gave the best results, as was the case with Adler that, so he gave full meaning to the Kantian psychology.