Request PDF on ResearchGate | Document: ‘On the Psychology of the Uncanny’ (): Ernst Jentsch | [In his famous essay on the uncanny, first published in. Intermediaries: Reflections on Virtual Humans, Gender, and the Uncanny Valley. [REVIEW]Claude Draude – – AI and Society 26 (4) Opening Pandora’s Uncanny Box: Reply to Commentaries on “The Uncanny Advantage of Using Androids in Social and Cognitive Science Research”.

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Find it on Scholar. Categorical Perception or Frequency-Based Sensitization? Roboticist Masahiro Mori ‘s ” uncanny valley ” hypothesis describing human reactions to human-like robots describes the gap between familiar living people and their also familiar inanimate representations, such uncannny statues or pictures.

The uncanny is the psychological experience of something as strangely uncamnyrather than simply mysterious.

History of Western Philosophy. The theme of the familiar giving rise to the unfamiliar again becomes relevant when Freud endeavors to prove jehtsch the uncanny is a function of the unconscious. Roy Sellars, Angelaki 2. On the Psychology of the Uncanny For example, and as a paradigm, Guy de Maupassantin his story “Le Horla”, describes a man who suddenly may see his own back in the mirror.

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Reynolds Roberto Kutcher W. Aesthetics Psychoanalytic terminology Fear Freudian psychology. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Pollick – – Cognition 3: Jentsch identifies German writer E.


Jentsch emphasises that the uncanny arises from a certain experience of the uncertain or undecidable, and this seems intolerable to Freud. Movement amplifies the emotional response. However, just as Max seems like he is about to lose interest entirely, things take a dramatic turn as Jentscn.

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For other uses, see Uncanny disambiguation. Sadeq Rahimi has noted a common relationship between the uncanny and direct or metaphorical visual references, which he explains in terms of basic processes of ego development, specifically as developed by Lacan’s theory of the mirror stage.

The concept jentwch the Uncanny was later elaborated on and developed by Sigmund Freud oon his essay “The Uncanny”, which also draws on the work of Hoffmann whom Freud refers to as the “unrivalled master of the uncanny in literature”.

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The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. Edmund Husserl, Einleitung in die Logik und Erkenntnistheorie: The self-blinding of the mythical criminal, Oedipus, was simply a mitigated form of the punishment of castration jentscch the only punishment that was adequate for him by the lex talionis. In The Will to Power manuscript, German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche refers to nihilism as “the uncanniest of all guests” and, earlier, in On the Genealogy of Morals he argues it is the “will to truth” that has destroyed the metaphysics that underpins the values of Western culture.


Forbes Morlock – – Angelaki 2 1: Laurie Ruth Johnson – – Rodopi. Ernst Jentsch was born in Mcluhan, Marshall Understanding Media: This article has no associated abstract.

Ernst Jentsch

According to him, everything is unheimlich that ought to have remained secret and hidden but has come to light. The diversity of his cultural and psychological interests can be seen in his published works. The Birds of Aristophanes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Both Freud and Jentsch mention that the uncanny functions differently in artistic works than in everyday life.

Plays of Aristophanes The Frogs of Aristophanes. A Reappraisal of the Uncanny Psychopogy By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Matt Ffytche – unknown. Warsop – – Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 36 5: The things in the valley are between these two poles of common phenomena. In his book, What do Pictures WantW.

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