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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
Jonathan Lear clearly introduces and assesses all of Freud's thought, focusing on those areas of philosophy on which Freud is acknowledged to have had a lasting impact. These include the philosophy of mind, free will and determinism, rationality, the nature of the self and subjectivity, and ethics and religion. He also considers some of the deeper... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 87.95
Following Freud's death in 1939, the radical theories of Melanie Klein were the subject of prolonged controversy and fierce debate within the British Psychoanalytical Society. At the time, individuals fought passionately in support of their positions. In the midst of, or as a result of, the personal animosities and political manoeuvrings, important... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Seeing Babies in a New Light: The Life of Hanus Papousek presents the first in-depth examination of the scientific contributions and life of Hanus Papousek (1922-2000), a leading figure in modern infancy research. The aim is to illuminate the research and ideas of this pediatrician and scholar who was one of the first to examine systematically the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 49.99
Drawing upon a set of asylum patient case records, this text reconstructs the encounter of state officials and medical practitioners with peasant madness and deviancy at a transitional period in German and psychiatric history. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 74.99
A profile of how memory is shaped both by emotion and emotional disorders. A wide range of topics are covered, including the biology of traumatic memory; the memory disorders produced by depression and anxiety; the nature of emotional memory in children and in the elderly; and memory for the Holocaust. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00
What did it mean to be mad in seventeenth-century England? This book uses vivid autobiographical accounts of mental disorder to explore the ways madness was identified and experienced from the inside, asking how certain people came to be defined as insane, and what we can learn from the accounts they wrote. more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 79.99
Closely paralleling the history of psychology is the history of its critics, their theories, and their contributions. This book traces this alternate history. It synthesizes major historical and theoretical narratives to describe two centuries of challenges to and the reactions of the mainstream. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 99.99
This book examines social constructionism as a metatheory of psychology. It does not consider constructionist accounts of psycho-social phenomena, but it does assess certain assumptions which are said to underpin those accounts, assumptions which are primarily semantic and epistemological. The first part of the book explains why the charges of relativism... more...
- HarperCollins 2008; US$ 14.99
A masterful history of one of the most important movements of our time, Revolution in Mind is a brilliant, engaging, and radically new work—the first ever to fully account for the making of psychoanalysis. In a sweeping narrative, George Makari demonstrates how a new way of thinking about inner life coalesced and won followers who spread this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95
Constructions and the Analytic Field questions the relationship between psychoanalysis, history and literature. Does the analyst help the analysand construct a narrative, or is their task more of a historical reconstruction? In seeking to answer this question, Domenico Chianese examines Freud's writing, beginning with 'Constructions in Analysis'... more...