Psychoanalysis: Philosophy, Art and Clinic

This volume offers a rich tapestry of psychoanalytic thought. The authors demonstrate bold creativity in their use of psychoanalytic concepts to think about a wide range of problems in philosophy, art and the clinic. The collection grew out of ‘Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society,’ a conference for postgraduate students and research fellows organised by the Centre for Psychoanalysis, Middlesex University, London, in June 2014. The range of themes addressed at the conference demonstrates the interdisciplinary character of psychoanalytic studies. Few of the contributors are affiliated with established psychoanalytic research centres, and, consequently, can feel isolated within their respective departments. They were pleased to have the opportunity to meet with others who are pursuing related questions.

David Henderson, PhD, is Senior Lecturer in Psychoanalysis at the Centre for Psychoanalysis, Middlesex University, London. He is a member of the Association of Independent Psychotherapists, and is registered with the Council for Psychoanalysis and Jungian Analysis (CPJA) of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). He is the author of Apophatic Elements in the Theory and Practice of Psychoanalysis (Routledge) and editor of Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society (Cambridge Scholars Publishing). Recently published journal articles include, “Freud and Jung: The creation of the psychoanalytic universe” in Psychodynamic Practice.

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ISBN: 1-4438-8046-9

ISBN13: 978-1-4438-8046-6

Release Date: 23rd September 2015

Pages: 264

Price: £47.99