Sigmund Freud is categorized as one of the most intelligent and influential thinkers of the world. He is well known due to his theories of unconscious mind and the defense mechanism of repression in human behavior. The works of Freud regarding the complex energy system of the mind and general psychology of human beings will live to be acknowledge by many generations to come. The reputation of Freud has been widely influenced by his contributions in the field of psychology. In this case, Freud was the first philosopher to apply deterministic principles efficiently to the mental spectrum. His knowledge and ideas were based on the facts that, human behavior and thinking was a product of the mental processes. His ideas on the mental processes where highly accorded by different scholars for their efficiency in explaining hums behavior. Nevertheless, the concept of rhetoric outlined by Aristotle was a major influence to Sigmund’s reputation. With regard to this paper, Sigmund’s reputation and social repercussions will be profoundly discussed (Cavell 124).