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Elements of Reparation: Truth, Faith, and Transformation in the Works of Heidegger, Bion, and Beyond

Elements of Reparation: Truth, Faith, and Transformation in the Works of Heidegger, Bion, and Beyond

by Brent Potter

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Damage and reparation are central themes of human existence. Melanie Klein, among other pivotal discoveries, noted our capacity for destructiveness towards others and ourselves. More importantly, she... (more)

Looking Through Freud's Photos

Looking Through Freud's Photos

by Michael Molnar

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A moody Freud posed against a background of holiday pictures pinned to a wall; or lurking at the very edge of a large family group; or lost in a crowd of nineteenth-century scientists. These... (more)

Football Delirium

Football Delirium

by Chris Oakley

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In the tradition of Adam Phillips and Darian Leader, Chris Oakley shines his spotlight on the world of football and with wit and erudition looks at the question of why there is this worldwide... (more)

A Spirit that Impels: Play, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis

A Spirit that Impels: Play, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis

Edited by M. Gerard Fromm

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This volume brings together some of the papers presented by leading scholars, artists and psychoanalysts at an annual Creativity Seminar organised by the Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center.... (more)

Not the Future We Ordered: Peak Oil, Psychology, and the Myth of Progress

Not the Future We Ordered: Peak Oil, Psychology, and the Myth of Progress

by John Michael Greer

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For well over half a century, since the first credible warnings of petroleum depletion were raised in the 1950s, contemporary industrial civilization has been caught in a remarkable paradox: a... (more)

Canvas of Change: Analysis Through the Prism of Creativity

Canvas of Change: Analysis Through the Prism of Creativity

by Ilany Kogan

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This book presents a detailed account of two analytic case studies examined through the particular viewpoint of creativity.

The first part of the book contains a review of the classical and... (more)

Sitegeist - Number 7 (Spring 2012) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Sitegeist - Number 7 (Spring 2012) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Edited by Kirsty Hall, Philip Derbyshire

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Sitegeist is a space for thinking and questioning philosophy and psychoanalysis; it aims at a change in Geist - spirit, mind, intellect, wit, genius and morale. It seeks to contribute to a renewal of... (more)

Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View

Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View

by Liz Burns

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Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View is an invitation to the world of literature, drawing us into the creative and imaginative spaces which lie between readers and their choice of novels, plays... (more)

Dialogue and Desire: Mikhail Bakhtin and the Linguistic Turn in Psychotherapy

Dialogue and Desire: Mikhail Bakhtin and the Linguistic Turn in Psychotherapy

by Rachel Pollard

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Mikhail Bakhtin, the Russian philosopher and cultural critic, was one of the pioneers of the 'linguistic turn' in philosophy and is now widely associated with the concept of the dialogical self and... (more)

The Signifier Pointing at the Moon: Psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism

The Signifier Pointing at the Moon: Psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism

by Raul Moncayo

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Within the context of a careful review of the psychology of religion and prior non-Lacanian literature on the subject, Raul Moncayo builds a bridge between Lacanian psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism... (more)

Ultimate Intimacy: The Psychodynamics of Jewish Mysticism

Ultimate Intimacy: The Psychodynamics of Jewish Mysticism

by Mortimer Ostow

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With contributions and comments from a range of distinguished Biblical scholars, this work fulfills Mortimer Ostow's promise to unite psychoanalysis and the study of the Kabbalah. Ranging over both... (more)

An Evolutionary Leap: Colin Wilson on Psychology

An Evolutionary Leap: Colin Wilson on Psychology

by Colin Stanley

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When the existential philosopher Colin Wilson died in December 2013, it was suggested by one perceptive obituary writer that, despite the seemingly diverse subject matter of his books, his true... (more)

The Becoming Room: Filming Bion's <i>A Memoir of the Future</i>

The Becoming Room: Filming Bion's A Memoir of the Future

by Meg Harris Williams

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The contents of this book represent a series of experiments in dramatizing Bion’s A Memoir of the Future, the primary one being an unfinished film begun in India in the 1980s and directed by Kumar... (more)

The Freudian Orient: Early Psychoanalysis, Anti-Semitic Challenge, and the Vicissitudes of Orientalist Discourse

The Freudian Orient: Early Psychoanalysis, Anti-Semitic Challenge, and the Vicissitudes of Orientalist Discourse

by Frank F. Scherer

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This study consists of a twofold, interrelated enquiry: the Orientalism of psychoanalysis and the psychoanalysis of Orientalism – bringing into conversation Sigmund Freud and Edward Said and,... (more)

Stop Making Sense: Music from the Perspective of the Real

Stop Making Sense: Music from the Perspective of the Real

by Scott Wilson

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Stop Making Sense offers an original and compelling theory of music “from the perspective of the real” as this term is understood according to the Lacanian orientation in psychoanalysis. Specific... (more)

After Genocide: How Ordinary Jews Face the Holocaust

After Genocide: How Ordinary Jews Face the Holocaust

by Sue Lieberman

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2015 was the seventieth anniversary of the end of World War Two, and, for Jews, the seventieth anniversary of the end of the worst Jewish catastrophe in diaspora history. After Genocide considers... (more)

Hamlet in Analysis: Horatio's Story—A Trial of Faith

Hamlet in Analysis: Horatio's Story—A Trial of Faith

by Meg Harris Williams

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On Minding and Being Minded: Experiencing Bion and Beckett

On Minding and Being Minded: Experiencing Bion and Beckett

by Ian Miller

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On Minding and Being Minded explores links between depictions of lived experience written by Samuel Beckett and the experience of psychoanalytic psychotherapy pioneered in the writings of W.R. Bion.... (more)

Art in Psychoanalysis: A Contemporary Approach to Creativity and Analytic Practice

Art in Psychoanalysis: A Contemporary Approach to Creativity and Analytic Practice

Edited by Gabriela Goldstein

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A revolution is brewing in psychoanalysis: after a century of struggle to define psychoanalysis as a science, the concept of psychoanalysis as an art is finding expression in an unconventional... (more)

In the Traces of our Name: The Influence of Given Names in Life

In the Traces of our Name: The Influence of Given Names in Life

by Juan Eduardo Tesone

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The book is grounded in psychoanalytic thinking, but it is also placed at an intersection of several fields of thought: linguistics, anthropology and literature. The focus of the book is the primary... (more)

Freud's Lost Chord: Discovering Jazz in the Resonant Psyche

Freud's Lost Chord: Discovering Jazz in the Resonant Psyche

by Daniel Sapen

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In Freud's Lost Chord, Dan Sapen explores what it means for the development of depth psychology that Freud was perplexed by music, and unlike nearly every other aspect of human life, had little to... (more)

Axis Mundi

Axis Mundi

by Eric Rhode

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'Eric Rhode takes on some of the most fundamental aspects of human experience, thought, and meaning. He journeys into fascinating corners of "monsoon Asia" - and into areas in mind and spirit that... (more)

Sitegeist - Number 3 (Autumn 2009) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Sitegeist - Number 3 (Autumn 2009) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Edited by Kirsty Hall, Stephen Gee

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Sitegeist is a space for thinking and questioning philosophy and psychoanalysis; it aims at a change in Geist - spirit, mind, intellect, wit, genius and morale. It seeks to contribute to a renewal of... (more)

Psychoanalytic Aesthetics: An Introduction to the British School

Psychoanalytic Aesthetics: An Introduction to the British School

by Nicky Glover

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'This is a book to which the attention of students of art theory and criticism, and all those interested in the important application of psychoanalysis to other fields of study, should be drawn.... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Art: Kleinian Perspectives

Psychoanalysis and Art: Kleinian Perspectives

Edited by Sandra Gosso

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This essential edition brings together a collection of classic papers from key figures in Kleinian and post-Kleinian thought that explore the relationship between psychoanalysis and art.

Sandra... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Film

Psychoanalysis and Film

Edited by Glen O. Gabbard

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In full acknowledgment of the important cultural significance of film, this outstanding collection of psychoanalytic essays brings a methodological and theoretical sophistication to an absorbing... (more)

Judaism and Psychoanalysis

Judaism and Psychoanalysis

Edited by Mortimer Ostow

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Is psychoanalysis a "Jewish science"? Ten essays contributed by the editor and distinguished scholars explore the Jewishness of psychoanalysis, its origins in the Jewish situation of late nineteenth... (more)

Women and Images of Men in Cinema: Gender Construction in <i>La Belle et la Bête</i> by Jean Cocteau

Women and Images of Men in Cinema: Gender Construction in La Belle et la Bête by Jean Cocteau

Edited by Andreas Hamburger

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Women and men in cinema are imaginary constructs created by filmmakers and their audiences. The film-psychoanalytic approach reveals how movies subliminally influence unconscious reception. On the... (more)

Fragile Learning: The Influence of Anxiety

Fragile Learning: The Influence of Anxiety

by David Mathew

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What are the barriers and obstacles to adults learning? What makes the process of adult learning so fragile? And what exactly do we mean by Fragile Learning? This book addresses these questions in... (more)

Lost in Space: Amexane - Paths of Impossibility

Lost in Space: Amexane - Paths of Impossibility

by Judith Gracie

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'“The mares which bear me as far as my desires might reach ...”: a piece of writing from two and a half thousand years ago catches the intent of this work. The author has etched a body of poetry that... (more)

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