Ernest Jones

Ernest Jones

Date of Birth: 01.01.1879
Country: Great Britain

  1. Ernest Jones: The Student and First Biographer of Sigmund Freud
  2. Contributions and Achievements
  3. Works and Publications

Ernest Jones: The Student and First Biographer of Sigmund Freud

Ernest Jones (1.01.1879, Wales - 11.02.1958, London) was an English psychoanalyst who gained fame as the student and first biographer of Sigmund Freud. He received his medical education in London and soon became acquainted with psychoanalysis. Jones went on to become one of Freud's most loyal students and friends.

Contributions and Achievements

Jones's contributions to the field of psychoanalysis were significant. He served as an invited professor, teaching courses on psychoanalysis in Canada and the United States. For 22 years, he held the position of President of the International Psychoanalytical Association.

Works and Publications

In addition to his role as a psychoanalyst, Jones was also a prolific writer. He authored several notable works, including the three-volume biography of Freud titled "Sigmund Freud. Leben und Werk" (1957). Some of his other publications include "Social Aspects of Psychoanalysis" (1924), "Therapy of Neuroses" (1924), "On the Nightmare" (1931), "Papers on Psychoanalysis" (1938), "Hamlet and Oedipus" (1949), "Essays in Applied Psychoanalysis" (1951), and "Free Association: Memoirs of a Psychoanalyst" (1959).