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Oracles. Sibyls. Divinations

  • Greedby Salman Akhtar

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 30.95

    Though references to it are scattered in the writings of Klein and Winnicott, the topic of greed has drawn meagre attention from contemporary psychoanalysts. This book fills that lacuna. Noting that the inconsolable, relentless, and coercive dimensions of such hunger have profoundly destructive impact upon the self and its objects, Greed: Developmental,... more...

  • Psychoanalysis and Philosophy of Mindby Simon Boag; Linda A.W. Brakel; Vesa Talvitie

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 31.95

    Of the topics found in psychoanalytic theory it is Freud's philosophy of mind that is at once the most contentious and enduring. Psychoanalytic theory makes bold claims about the significance of unconscious mental processes and the wish-fulfilling activity of the mind, citing their importance for understanding the nature of dreams and explaining both... more...

  • Die Kunst, dem Alter zu begegnenby Helmut Luft

    Brandes & Apsel 2015; US$ 26.26

    Die Erfahrungen des Lebens, frühere Traumatisierungen und Identifizierungen mit Bezugspersonen prägen den Umgang mit dem eigenen Altern. Die Psychoanalyse bietet die Möglichkeit, solche meist unbewussten Verknüpfungen zu erkennen und ihrem negativen, manchmal sogar selbstdestruktiven Einfluss zu begegnen. Die Kunst, dem Alter zu begegnen, bedeutet,... more...

  • Weibliche Sinnlichkeitby Alcira Mariam Alizade; Nora Sieverding; Horacio R. Etchegoyen

    Brandes & Apsel 2015; US$ 26.39

    »In diesem Buch spreche ich über einen Körper, der zugleich sinnlich und in ständigem Austausch begriffen ist zwischen Affekt und Repräsentanz, zwischen Primärvorgang mit seinen verschiedenen Schichten von Unbewusstheit und den Organisationen, die den Sekundärvorgang bestimmen. Ich spreche über einen Körper, der den Konflikten und Leidenschaften, den... more...

  • Alfred Adler ? wie wir ihn kanntenby Gerald Mackenthun

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische InformationenPD Dr. Gerald Mackenthun, Politologe, Journalist, habilitierter Klinischer Psychologe, ist als Psychotherapeut niedergelasssen in Berlin. more...

  • Breaking Boundariesby Agnes Horvath; Bjorn Thomassen; Harald Wydra

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 110.00

    Liminality has the potential to be a leading paradigm for understanding transformation in a globalizing world. As a fundamental human experience, liminality transmits cultural practices, codes, rituals, and meanings in situations that fall between defined structures and have uncertain outcomes. Based on case studies of some of the most important... more...

  • The Mind and Iby James Joyce

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    Psychoanalysts must be patients for years before they can practice. The "talking cure"--the basis of all psychotherapy--is best explained from two perspectives: one patient lying on the couch and the other seated behind it. The author of this memoir was both. He candidly discusses his own analysis, describing his emotional misfires and their... more...

  • Freud and Cultureby Eric Smadja

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    In this book Eric Smadja explores the representations of society and culture that Freud developed in the course of his work. Distinct from contemporary sociological and anthropological conceptions, they led to his construction of a personal socio-anthropology that was virulently criticised by the social sciences. But what exactly is meant here by 'culture'... more...

  • The Magic of the Horseshoeby Robert Means Lawrence

    Hesperus Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    Superstitions still have a firm hold in cultures all across the world and have inspired countless books and films across the ages. But where did so many of them come from and how do myths and beliefs differ from country to country? Publishing on Friday 13th, discover this 1899 gem full of interesting facts and packed with titbits. Find out why people... more...

  • Boosting-Techniken zur Modellierung itemmodifizierender Effekteby Moritz Berger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 59.99

    Moritz Berger beschäftigt sich mit einer Erweiterung des klassischen binären Rasch-Modells, mit der es möglich ist, Unterschiede zwischen Personen aus unterschiedlichen Subgruppen bei der Beantwortung von Testitems zu berücksichtigen. Das binäre Rasch-Modell findet Anwendung in der Psychometrie bei der Auswertung von Intelligenztests. Grundannahme... more...