Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst

Becoming Freud: The Making of a PsychoanalystBecoming Freud is the story of the young Freud Freud up until the age of fifty that incorporates all of Freud s many misgivings about the art of biography Freud invented a psychological treatment that involved the telling and revising of life stories, but he was himself skeptical of the writing of

La vie avec Lacan (L'infini)

La vie avec Lacan (L'infini)Il fut un temps o j avais le sentiment d avoir saisi l tre de Lacan de l int rieur D avoir comme une aperception de son rapport au monde, un acc s myst rieux au lieu intime d o manait sa relation aux tres et aux choses, lui m me aussi C tait comme si je m tais gliss e en lui Ce sentimen

Lacan on Love: An Exploration of Lacan's Seminar VIII, Transference

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Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)Since its inception, psychoanalysis has been hailed as a revolutionary theory of how the mind works, whilst some of its ideas such as the Oedipus complex have become part of everyday conversation In Psychoanalysis A Very Short Introduction, Daniel Pick offers a lucid, lively, and wide ranging surv

When the Sun Bursts: The Enigma of Schizophrenia

When the Sun Bursts: The Enigma of SchizophreniaMany schizophrenics experience their condition as one of radical incarceration, mind altering medications, isolation, and dehumanization At a time when the treatment of choice is anti psychotic medication, world renowned psychoanalyst Christopher Bollas asserts that schizophrenics can be helped by

The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in our Times

The Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in our TimesIn July 1988, Canadian born historian Barbara Taylor was admitted to Friern Hospital, a once notorious asylum for the insane Her journey there began when, overwhelmed by anxiety as she completed her doctoral studies in London, England, she found relief by dosing herself with alcohol and tranquilliz

Enjoying It: Candy Crush and Capitalism

Enjoying It: Candy Crush and CapitalismUsing a range of case studies from Critical Theory to Candy Crush, Gangnam Style to Game of Thrones and Football Manager to Hieronymus Bosch, this book argues that we need to rethink our enjoyment Inspired by psychoanalysis, the book offers a new way of thinking about how we talk about what we enjo

Resistances of Psychoanalysis

Resistances of PsychoanalysisIn the three essays that make up this stimulating and often startling book, Jacques Derrida argues against the notion that the basic ideas of psychoanalysis have been thoroughly worked through, argued, and assimilated The continuing interest in psychoanalysis is here examined in the various resist

Dreaming for Freud

Dreaming for FreudAn award winning author reimagines one of Freud s most famous and controversial cases.Becoming Jane Eyre and Love Child, Sheila Kohler s latest is inspired by Sigmund Freud s Dora An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria Dreaming for Freud paints a provocative and sensual portrait of one of history s mos

Freud. En su tiempo y en el nuestro

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Event

EventProbably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj i ek explores the concept of event , in the second in this new series of easily digestible philosophy What is really happening when something happens In the second in a new series of accessible, commute length books of original thought, Slavoj