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Psychoanalysis in the Technoculture Era

Psychoanalysis in the Technoculture Era

Edited by Alessandra Lemma, Luigi Caparrotta

  • Paperback £32.55 (RRP : £35.99 save £3.44)

By now the internet and other forms of virtual communication have been in place for at least twenty years. However, surprisingly little has been written about the use of new technologies in the... (more)

Art in Psychoanalysis: A Contemporary Approach to Creativity and Analytic Practice

Art in Psychoanalysis: A Contemporary Approach to Creativity and Analytic Practice

Edited by Gabriela Goldstein

  • Paperback £24.29 (RRP : £26.99 save £2.70)

A revolution is brewing in psychoanalysis: after a century of struggle to define psychoanalysis as a science, the concept of psychoanalysis as an art is finding expression in an unconventional... (more)

Melodies of the Mind: Connections Between Psychoanalysis and Music

Melodies of the Mind: Connections Between Psychoanalysis and Music

by Julie Jaffee-Nagel

  • Hardback £94.50 (RRP : £105.00 save £10.50)

What can psychoanalysis learn from music? What can music learn from psychoanalysis? Can the analysis of music itself provide a primary source of psychological data? Drawing on Freud's concept of the... (more)

Television and Psychoanalysis: Psycho-Cultural Perspectives

Television and Psychoanalysis: Psycho-Cultural Perspectives

Edited by Caroline Bainbridge, Ivan Ward

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)

Despite the prominence of television in our everyday lives, psychoanalytic approaches to its significance and function are notoriously few and far between. This volume takes up perspectives from... (more)

The Acoustic Mirror: The Female Voice in Psychoanalysis and Cinema

The Acoustic Mirror: The Female Voice in Psychoanalysis and Cinema

by Kaja Silverman

  • Paperback £15.29 (RRP : £16.99 save £1.70)

The Acoustic Mirror attempts to do for the sound-track what feminist film theory of the past decade has done for the image-track - to locate the points at which it is productive of sexual difference.... (more)

Psychoanalysis in China

Psychoanalysis in China

Edited by David E. Scharff, Sverre Varvin

  • Paperback £40.49 (RRP : £44.99 save £4.50)

The introduction of psychoanalysis to China over the last twenty years brings a clash between Eastern and Western philosophical backgrounds. Chinese patients, therapists and trainees struggle with... (more)

The Selfish Society: How We All Forgot to Love One Another and Made Money Instead

The Selfish Society: How We All Forgot to Love One Another and Made Money Instead

by Sue Gerhardt

  • Paperback £9.99

Ambitious and wide-ranging, The Selfish Society reveals the vital importance of understanding our early emotional lives, arguing that by focusing on the attention we give to our young children we can... (more)

On Kindness

On Kindness

by Adam Phillips, Barbara Taylor

  • Paperback £7.99

What is kindness? Does it make us happier? And does it have a place in a selfish world? Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips and historian Barbara Taylor present an elegant, thoughtful and concise analysis of... (more)

Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature and Film

Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature and Film

by Rudolph Binion

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature, and Film explores an intriguing facet of human behavior never yet examined in its own right - an individual or a group may contrive, unawares, to repeat a... (more)

Axis Mundi

Axis Mundi

by Eric Rhode

  • Paperback £21.60 (RRP : £24.00 save £2.40)

'Eric Rhode takes on some of the most fundamental aspects of human experience, thought, and meaning. He journeys into fascinating corners of "monsoon Asia" - and into areas in mind and spirit that... (more)

Mirroring and Attunement: Self-Realization in Psychoanalysis and Art

Mirroring and Attunement: Self-Realization in Psychoanalysis and Art

by Kenneth Wright

  • Paperback £30.87 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.12)

Mirroring and Attunement offers a new approach to psychoanalysis, artistic creation and religion. Viewing these activities from a broadly relational perspective, Kenneth Wright proposes that each... (more)

The Aesthetic Development: The Poetic Spirit of Psychoanalysis: Essays on Bion, Meltzer, Keats

The Aesthetic Development: The Poetic Spirit of Psychoanalysis: Essays on Bion, Meltzer, Keats

by Meg Harris Williams

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

'Few people would be better qualified than Meg Harris Williams to write this innovative and eagerly anticipated post-Kleinian book. Deeply versed in the opus of Bion and Meltzer, Harris Williams... (more)

The Signifier Pointing at the Moon: Psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism

The Signifier Pointing at the Moon: Psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism

by Raul Moncayo

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

Within the context of a careful review of the psychology of religion and prior non-Lacanian literature on the subject, Raul Moncayo builds a bridge between Lacanian psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism... (more)

The Matrixial Borderspace

The Matrixial Borderspace

by Bracha Ettinger

  • Paperback £20.99

A groundbreaking intertwining of the philosophy of art and psychoanalytic theory. Artist, psychoanalyst, and feminist theorist Bracha Ettinger presents an original theoretical exploration of shared... (more)

Happiness, Death and the Remainder of Life

Happiness, Death and the Remainder of Life

by Jonathan Lear

  • Paperback £15.26 (RRP : £16.95 save £1.69)

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)

The Social History of the Unconscious: A Psychoanalysis of Society

The Social History of the Unconscious: A Psychoanalysis of Society

by George Frankl

  • Print £17.95

A single volume containing both: 'The archaeology of the mind' and 'Civilisation: Utopia and tragedy'. The author applies the techniques of psychoanalysis to recent archaeological findings in order... (more)

Bisexuality: A critical reader

Bisexuality: A critical reader

Edited by Merl Storr

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Presenting the essential primary texts on bisexuality since 1900, this text explores this often controversial concept from a range of perspectives. It places bisexuality in its historical and... (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)

Feminism and Psychoanalysis: A Critical Dictionary

Feminism and Psychoanalysis: A Critical Dictionary

Edited by Elizabeth Wright

  • Paperback £34.95

A comprehensive overview of psychoanalytic theories and their relationship to feminist thought. (more)

Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Eastern Thought

Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Eastern Thought

by John R. Suler

  • Paperback £24.08 (RRP : £26.75 save £2.67)

This book explores the convergence of psychoanalysis and Asian thought. It explores key theoretical issues. What role does paradox play in psychological transformations? How can the oriental emphasis... (more)

The Post Card: From Socrates to Freud and Beyond

The Post Card: From Socrates to Freud and Beyond

by Jacques Derrida

  • Paperback £32.50

Derrida's classic text on transmission, narrative and transference. (more)

Fear of Freedom

Fear of Freedom

by Erich Fromm

  • Paperback £14.99

New edition in the 'Routledge Classics Series'. A psychoanalytical and historical work which asks whether the fear of freedom is the root of the 20th-century's predeliction for one or other kind of... (more)

From Dependency to Autonomy: Studies in Organisation and Change

From Dependency to Autonomy: Studies in Organisation and Change

by Eric Miller

  • Paperback £24.99

The author draws on the experiences of three decades of working as an organizational consultant to various sorts of institutions, employing approaches drawn from psychoanalysis, systems theory, and... (more)

The technology of orgasm: Hysteria, the vibrator, and women's sexual satisfaction

The technology of orgasm: Hysteria, the vibrator, and women's sexual satisfaction

by Rachel P. Maines

  • Print £18.50

From Hippocrates until the 1920s, massaging "hysterical" female patients to orgasm was a staple of medical practice among Western physicians. This text traces the vibrator from its beginning as a... (more)

Freud's Russia: National Identity in the Evolution of Psychoanalysis

Freud's Russia: National Identity in the Evolution of Psychoanalysis

by James L. Rice

  • Paperback £32.39 (RRP : £35.99 save £3.60)

Freud's lifelong involvement with the Russian national character and culture is examined in James Rice's imaginative combination of history, literary analysis, and psychoanalysis. Freud's Russia... (more)

History Flows through Us: Germany, the Holocaust, and the Importance of Empathy

History Flows through Us: Germany, the Holocaust, and the Importance of Empathy

Edited by Roger Frie

  • Paperback £33.39 (RRP : £35.99 save £2.60)

History Flows Through Us introduces a new dialogue between leading historians and psychoanalysts and provides essential insights into the nature of historical trauma. The contributors - German... (more)

Women Without a Shadow: Maternal Desire and Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Women Without a Shadow: Maternal Desire and Assisted Reproductive Technologies

by Silvia Tubert

  • Paperback £18.95

The recent and rapid development of reproductive technologies has brought into question many concepts at the heart of our culture, such as human reproduction, motherhood and fatherhood. Such concepts... (more)

Perversion and the Social Relation

Perversion and the Social Relation

by Mikel A. Rothenberg, Dennis A. Foster

  • Paperback £20.69 (RRP : £22.99 save £2.30)

The masochist, the voyeur, the sadist, the sodomite, the fetishist, the pedophile, and the necrophiliac all expose hidden but essential elements of the social relation. Arguing that the concept of... (more)

Levinas, the Frankfurt School and Psychoanalysis

Levinas, the Frankfurt School and Psychoanalysis

by C. Fred Alford

  • Paperback £25.99

In this rich and important study Alford explores the work and ethics of French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas in the context of both psychoanalytic thought and the thought of Sartre, Iris Murdoch,... (more)

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