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 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 £26.95

In his final years, R.D. Laing (1927-1989) was arriving at lectures addled with hashish and brandy. Yet, earlier in the 20th-century he was an influential psychiatrist. Still, the author points out... (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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One of the great rebels of psychiatry, R.D. Laing challenged prevailing models of madness and the nature and limits of psychiatric authority. In this book, Laing's widely praised biographer distils... (more)

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

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

by Daniel Burston

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

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 £27.45 (RRP : £30.50 save £3.05)

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)

A Forgotten Freudian: The Passion of Karl Stern

A Forgotten Freudian: The Passion of Karl Stern

by Daniel Burston

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This book explores the life and work of a neglected figure in the history of psychoanalysis, Karl Stern, who brought Freudian theory and practice to Catholic (and Christian) audiences around the... (more)

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