David P. Levine

David P. Levine is Professor Emeritus in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He holds a PhD in economics from Yale University and a Certificate in Psychoanalytic Scholarship from the Colorado Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. Prior to his retirement, he held academic positions at Yale University and the University of Denver. In addition to his work in political economy, he has published numerous books in the field of applied psychoanalysis, including most recently Psychoanalysis, Society, and the Inner World: On Embedded Meaning in Politics and Social Conflict, Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed, and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self, Object Relations, Work, and the Self, The Capacity for Civic Engagement: Public and Private Worlds of the Self, and The Capacity for Ethical Conduct: On Psychic Existence and the Way We Relate to Others. He is a member of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations and served for several years as a member of the Executive Board of the Colorado Society for Psychology and Psychoanalysis.

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A Dangerous Place to Be: Identity, Conflict, and Trauma in Higher Education

A Dangerous Place to Be: Identity, Conflict, and Trauma in Higher Education

by Matthew H. Bowker, David P. Levine

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This book investigates recent conflictual events on college and university campuses, including protests directed at university leaders deemed victimizers, debates over the inclusion of “trigger... (more)

Dark Fantasy: Regressive Movements and the Search for Meaning in Politics

Dark Fantasy: Regressive Movements and the Search for Meaning in Politics

by David P. Levine

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Recent trends in politics culminating in the US with the election of Donald Trump both provoked and expressed a troubling intensification of emotion in the body politic. Heightened levels of anger,... (more)

Psychoanalysis, Society, and the Inner World: Embedded Meaning in Politics and Social Conflict

Psychoanalysis, Society, and the Inner World: Embedded Meaning in Politics and Social Conflict

by David P. Levine

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Psychoanalysis, Society, and the Inner World explores ideas from psychoanalysis that can be valuable in understanding social processes and institutions and in particular, how psychoanalytic ideas and... (more)

Object Relations, Work and the Self

Object Relations, Work and the Self

by David P. Levine

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This book applies psychoanalytic object relations theory to understanding work motivation and the meaning of work. Drawing on the writings of authors such as Donald Winnicott, Otto Kernberg and... (more)

The Capacity for Ethical Conduct: On Psychic Existence and the Way We Relate to Others - A Psychodynamic Study

The Capacity for Ethical Conduct: On Psychic Existence and the Way We Relate to Others - A Psychodynamic Study

by David P. Levine

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What is the root cause of ethical failure? Why is preoccupation with ethics more a part of the problem than a part of the solution? What makes ethical conduct a natural expression of who we are? What... (more)

Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self

Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self

by David P. Levine

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Throughout the history of psychoanalysis, the study of creativity and fine art has been a special concern. Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity, Greed and Fine Art: Making Contact with the Self makes... (more)

The Destroyed World and the Guilty Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Culture and Politics

The Destroyed World and the Guilty Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Culture and Politics

by David P. Levine, Matthew H. Bowker

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David Levine and Mathew Bowker explore cultural and political trends organized around the conviction that the world we live in is a dangerous place to be, that it is dominated by hate and... (more)

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