Daniel Burston

Daniel Burston is an Associate Professor and former chair of the Psychology Department at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He was raised and educated in Toronto, Canada, and is married with two children. He is the author of numerous books and journal articles on the history of psychology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis, including The Legacy of Erich Fromm, The Wing of Madness: The Life and Work of R.D.Laing, and Erik Erikson and the American Psyche: Ego, Ethics and Evolution.

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The Legacy of Erich Fromm

The Legacy of Erich Fromm

by Daniel Burston

  • Hardback £47.95

276 pages. (more)

The Wing of Madness: The Life and Work of R.D.Laing

The Wing of Madness: The Life and Work of R.D.Laing

by Daniel Burston

  • Paperback £21.95

Chronicles Laing's meteoric rise to fame as one of the first media psychogurus of the century, and his spiralling decline at the end of the seventies. 274 pages. (more)

The crucible of experience: R.D. Laing and the crisis of psychotherapy

The crucible of experience: R.D. Laing and the crisis of psychotherapy

by Daniel Burston

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This volume reveals R.D. Laing's philosophical debts to existentialism and phenomenology in his theories of madness and sanity, family theory and family therapy. 168 pages. (more)

Erik Erikson and the American Psyche: Ego, Ethics and Evolution

Erik Erikson and the American Psyche: Ego, Ethics and Evolution

by Daniel Burston

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"Erik Erikson and the American Psyche" is an intellectual biography which explores Erikson's contributions to the study of infancy, childhood and ethical development in light of ego psychology,... (more)

Psychotherapy as a Human Science

Psychotherapy as a Human Science

by Daniel Burston

  • Paperback £25.99

A masterful survey, Psychotherapy as a Human Science provides a critical and historical introduction to the core themes and influential thinkers that helped to shape contemporary human science... (more)

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