Philip Rieff (December 15, 1922 – July 1, 2006) was an American sociologist and cultural critic, who taught sociology at the University of Pennsylvania from 1961 until 1992. He was the author of a number of books on Sigmund Freud and his legacy, including Freud: The Mind of the Moralist (1959) and The Triumph of the Therapeutic: Uses of Faith After Freud (1966). He was married for eight years in the 1950s to Susan Sontag, during which their son, David Rieff — a writer and editor of his mother's personal journals — was born.
- Freud: The Mind of the Moralist. Viking Press, 1959.
- Collected Papers of Sigmund Freud (ed.). Collier Books, 1963.
- The Triumph of the Therapeutic. Harper & Row, 1966.
- Fellow Teachers. Harper & Row, 1973.
- The Feeling Intellect. University of Chicago Press, 1990.
- My Life Among the Deathworks. University of Virginia Press, 2006.
- Charisma. Pantheon, 2007.
- The Crisis of the Officer Class. University of Virginia Press, 2007.
- The Jew of Culture. University of Virginia Press, 2008.
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 Further reading
- Imber, Jonathan B. (ed.). Therapeutic Culture: Triumph and Defeat. Transaction, 2004.
- Manning, Philip. Freud and American Sociology. Polity Press, 2005.
- Zondervan, A. A. W. Sociology and the Sacred. An Introduction to Philip Rieff's Theory of Culture. University of Toronto Press, 2005.