Truth: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Editor : Salman Akhtar

Truth: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2023
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 288
  • Category :
  • Catalogue No : 96876
  • ISBN 13 : 9781800131422
  • ISBN 10 : 9781800131

Table of Contents

About the editor and contributors

1. The meaning of ‘truth’ and the truth about ‘meaning’ in psychoanalysis
Brett Clarke

Part I: Developmental Realm
2. Children and truth
Mali Mann

3. The search for truth in adolescent rebellion
Ann Smolen

4. Truth in later life
Thomas Wolman

Part II: Cultural Realm
5. “Nothing is Truer than Truth” and Shakespeare
Richard Waugaman

6. Explorations into truth, anxiety, and death by Heidegger and Freud
Michael Shoshani, Batya Shoshani, and Naama Shoshani-Breda

7. Finding the truth in individual and large group psychology
Vamık D. Volkan

Part III: Clinical Realm
8. Narrative truth and theoretical truth
Donald Spence

9. What is true and whose idea was it?
Thomas Ogden

10. Truth heals, if one can tolerate it
Cobi Avshalom and Gila Ofer

11. Seven types of truth and their clinical relevance
Salman Akhtar

12. Truly, what does all this mean?
Louis Rothschild


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