Significance of psychoanalysis in arsenal of liberal ideology

Philosophical and cultural studies

The article is devoted to the task of exposing the reasons of popularity of psychoanalysis in western society and pointing its place in neoliberal ideology, that based on the idea of an individual which possess “free wish”. Psychoanalytical theory of the unconscious is regarded as universal dismantling element that performs the function of destruction of any individual identity that doesn’t fall into the pattern of modern western values.