life instinct meaning

  "life instinct" in a sentence
noun
  (in psychoanalysis) the instinct for self-preservation and reproduction

[Medicine]
n : EROS

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  1. freud's early concept of sexuality is still far remote from that of eros as life instinct.
  2. therefore, life instinct and the will to existence is a field that is well worth doing in study of philosophic history
  3. According to this theory, Eros or the Life instinct ).
  4. On the other hand, the life instinct is the cause of friendship, love, reproduction.
  5. Freud, divided human instincts into two categories : death instinct ( Thanatos ) and life instinct ( Eros ).

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