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Freud: Second Edition

Freud: Second Edition

by Jonathan Lear

  • Paperback £21.63 (RRP : £21.99 save £0.36)

In this fully revised and updated second edition, Jonathan Lear clearly introduces and assesses all of Freud's thought, focusing on those areas of philosophy on which Freud is acknowledged to have... (more)

Happiness, Death and the Remainder of Life

Happiness, Death and the Remainder of Life

by Jonathan Lear

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Separated by millennia, Aristotle and Sigmund Freud both offered disparate pictures of the human condition. This book analyzes these thinkers' theories of human behaviour in terms of a higher... (more)

Therapeutic Action: An Earnest Plea for Irony

Therapeutic Action: An Earnest Plea for Irony

by Jonathan Lear

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This book argues that properly understood, irony plays a crucial role in therapeutic action. It is written as an invitation to clinicians to renew their own engagement with the fundamental concepts... (more)

Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation

Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation

by Jonathan Lear

  • Paperback £17.06 (RRP : £18.95 save £1.89)

Shortly before he died, Plenty Coups, the last great Chief of the Crow Nation, told his story - up to a certain point. "When the buffalo went away the hearts of my people fell to the ground," he... (more)

A Case for Irony

A Case for Irony

by Jonathan Lear

  • Hardback £22.46 (RRP : £24.95 save £2.49)

In 2001, Vanity Fair declared that the Age of Irony was over. Joan Didion has lamented that the United States in the era of Barack Obama has become an irony-free zone. Jonathan Lear in his 2006 book... (more)

Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

by Jonathan Lear

  • Hardback £29.66 (RRP : £32.95 save £3.29)

Wisdom Won from Illness brings into conversation two fields of humane inquiry - psychoanalysis and moral philosophy - that seem to have little to say to one another but which, taken together, form a... (more)

Open Minded: Working Out the Logic of the Soul

Open Minded: Working Out the Logic of the Soul

by Jonathan Lear

  • Print £35.06 (RRP : £38.95 save £3.89)

"Freud is discredited, so we do not have to think about the darker strains of unconcious motivation anymore. We know what moves our political leaders, so we don't have to look closely at their... (more)

Love and Its Place in Nature: Philosophical Interpretation of Freudian Psychoanalysis

Love and Its Place in Nature: Philosophical Interpretation of Freudian Psychoanalysis

by Jonathan Lear

  • Paperback £20.00

Expanding on philosophical conceptions of love, nature, and mind, Lear shows that love can cure because it is the force that makes us human. 256 pages. (more)

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