67: Freudianism as pseudoscience

August 12, 2012

Can everyone’s problems always be traced back to sex, love, and masturbation? In this episode, Massimo and Julia talk about the pseudoscientific aspects of Freud’s theories of human psychology. Along the way they explore what philosophy of science has to say about testing theories — and some of the similarities that Freudianism has with religion, new age mysticism, and psychic reading.