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Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity in Modern Philosophy and Psychoanalysis: A study of Sartre, Binswanger, Lacan and Habermas

Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity in Modern Philosophy and Psychoanalysis: A study of Sartre, Binswanger, Lacan and Habermas

by Roger Frie

  • Paperback £34.95

This study of subjectivity and intersubjectivity develops an account of the subject rooted in philosophy and psychoanalytic theory. It examines the relationship between different theories of... (more)

Wittgenstein reads Freud: The myth of the unconscious

Wittgenstein reads Freud: The myth of the unconscious

by Jacques Bouveresse

  • Paperback £30.88 (RRP : £32.00 save £1.12)

Did Freud present a scientific hypothesis concerning the unconscious? This question is of utmost importance to Lacanian analysts, and the author of this work contributes to the debate by turning to... (more)

Women, Sex, and Madness: Notes from the Edge

Women, Sex, and Madness: Notes from the Edge

by Breanne Fahs

  • Paperback £31.39 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.60)

Covering a wide variety of subjects and points of inquiry on women's sexuality, from genital anxieties about pubic hair to constructions of the body in the therapy room, this book offers a... (more)

Key Thinkers in Individual Differences: Ideas on Personality and Intelligence

Key Thinkers in Individual Differences: Ideas on Personality and Intelligence

by Alex Forsythe

  • Paperback £16.19 (RRP : £17.99 save £1.80)

Key Thinkers in Individual Differences introduces the life, work and thought of 25 of the most influential figures who have shaped and developed the measurement of intelligence and personality.... (more)

Consciousness and Loneliness: Theoria and Praxis

Consciousness and Loneliness: Theoria and Praxis

by Ben Lazare Mijuskovic

  • Paperback £102.00

Current research claims loneliness is passively caused by external conditions: environmental, cultural, situational, and even chemical imbalances in the brain and hence avoidable. In this book, the... (more)

Why Does Patriarchy Persist?

Why Does Patriarchy Persist?

by Carol Gilligan, Naomi Snider

  • Paperback £9.99

The election of an unabashedly patriarchal man as US President was a shock for many--despite decades of activism on gender inequalities and equal rights, how could it come to this? What is it about... (more)

Schelling, Freud and the Philosophical Foundations of Psychoanalysis: Uncanny Belonging

Schelling, Freud and the Philosophical Foundations of Psychoanalysis: Uncanny Belonging

by Teresa Fenichel

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

Schelling, Freud, and the Philosophical Foundations of Psychoanalysis provides a long-overdue dialogue between two seminal thinkers, Schelling and Freud. Through a sustained reading of the sublime,... (more)

Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

by Stefania Pandolfo

  • Paperback £28.00

In this unsettling and innovative book, anthropologist Stefania Pandolfo addresses the problematic of the subject through a dual examination of psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical... (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 £35.99 (RRP : £39.99 save £4.00)

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 £34.19 (RRP : £37.99 save £3.80)

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 £19.67 (RRP : £20.99 save £1.32)

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)

Divine Therapy: Love, Mysticism and Psychoanalysis

Divine Therapy: Love, Mysticism and Psychoanalysis

by Janet Sayers

  • Paperback £92.00

Many debate whether religion is good for our health. Starting with this question, Janet Sayers provides a fascinating account of today's psychotherapy. Divine Therapy is told through love stories.... (more)

Psychoanalysis, History and Subjectivity: Now of the Past

Psychoanalysis, History and Subjectivity: Now of the Past

by Roger Kennedy

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

Clinical psychoanalysis since Freud has put reconstruction of the patient's history at the forefront of its task but in recent years, this approach has not been so prominent. This book aims to... (more)

Promises, Promises: Essays on Literature and Psychoanalysis

Promises, Promises: Essays on Literature and Psychoanalysis

by Adam Phillips

  • Paperback £14.99

This is a collection of essays that sets out to make and break the links between psychoanalysis and literature. It gives insights into anorexia and cloning, the work of Tom Stoppard and A.E. Housman,... (more)

Israel on the Couch: The Psychology of the Peace Process

Israel on the Couch: The Psychology of the Peace Process

by Ofer Grosbard

  • Print £25.00

By applying a clinical psychologist's insight into the Israeli-Arab conflict, Ofer Grosbard lays the foundation for a new theory and practice that espouses the use of clinical tools to promote... (more)

Specters of Marx

Specters of Marx

by Jacques Derrida

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Psychoanalysis and Cinema: The Play of Shadows

Psychoanalysis and Cinema: The Play of Shadows

by Vicky Lebeau

  • Print £16.19 (RRP : £17.99 save £1.80)

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The Compass and the Couch: Geographies of Psychoanalysis

The Compass and the Couch: Geographies of Psychoanalysis

by Mariano Horenstein

  • Paperback £14.00

What is the connection between a compass and a couch? It is the meeting of a mechanical gadget used for geographical orientation on the planet, together with another artifact, one of furniture, which... (more)

Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith: Towards a Theory of Moral Development and Social Relations

Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith: Towards a Theory of Moral Development and Social Relations

by Sule Ozler, Paul A. Gabrinetti

  • Hardback £108.00 (RRP : £120.00 save £12.00)

Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith blends the rich intellectual heritage of the hermeneutic tradition with the methods and concepts of psychoanalysis, in order to examine the seminal... (more)

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Women and Power in Contemporary Fiction: Malice, the Victim and the Couple

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Women and Power in Contemporary Fiction: Malice, the Victim and the Couple

by Rossella Valdre

  • Paperback £33.29 (RRP : £36.99 save £3.70)

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Women and Power in Contemporary Fiction psychoanalytically examines contemporary fiction portraying the female in a reversal of the stereotyped victim role. The recent... (more)

How Culture Runs the Brain: A Freudian View of Collective Syndromes

How Culture Runs the Brain: A Freudian View of Collective Syndromes

by Jay Evans Harris

  • Hardback £67.70 (RRP : £70.00 save £2.30)

Freud was right: mind and brain evolved together, adapting progressively to cultural change; responding regressively to wars, genocides, and forced migrations. Freud traced innate conflicts between... (more)

Nabokov's Mimicry of Freud: Art as Science

Nabokov's Mimicry of Freud: Art as Science

by Teckyoung Kwon

  • Hardback £58.60 (RRP : £65.00 save £6.40)

In Nabokov's Mimicry of Freud: Art as Science, Teckyoung Kwon examines the manner in which Nabokov invited his readers to engage in his ongoing battle against psychoanalysis. Kwon looks at Nabokov's... (more)

Exploring the Life of the Soul: Philosophical Reflections on Psychoanalysis and Self Psychology

Exploring the Life of the Soul: Philosophical Reflections on Psychoanalysis and Self Psychology

by John Hanwell Riker

  • Hardback £58.60 (RRP : £65.00 save £6.40)

In this book, John Hanwell Riker develops and expands the conceptual framework of self psychology in order to offer contemporary readers a naturalistic ground for adopting an ethical way of being in... (more)

A Word to the Wise: Don Quixote Returns to Fight Perversion

A Word to the Wise: Don Quixote Returns to Fight Perversion

by Francoise Davoine, Jean-Max Gaudilliere

  • Paperback £32.20 (RRP : £34.99 save £2.79)

After giving us a fascinating reading of Cervantes’ classic novel in Don Quixote: Fighting Melancholia, Françoise Davoine and Jean-Max Gaudillière co-author a second work, to reflect on the hero’s... (more)

Reading Alice Munro with Jacques Lacan

Reading Alice Munro with Jacques Lacan

by Jennifer Murray

  • Hardback £83.00

It is unlikely that Jacques Lacan and Alice Munro were ever aware of each other's work. Yet, because of Munro's intuitive grasp of the complexities of human subjectivity and her ability to articulate... (more)

A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Dante's the Divine Comedy

A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Dante's the Divine Comedy

by David Dean Brockman

  • Hardback £108.00 (RRP : £120.00 save £12.00)

David Brockman connects spirituality with psychoanalysis throughout this book as he looks at Dante's early writings, his life story and his 'polysemious' classical poem The Divine Comedy. Dante... (more)

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

by George Makari

  • Paperback £14.99

Soul Machine takes us back to the origins of modernity, a time when a crisis in religious authority and the scientific revolution led to searching questions about the nature of human inner life. This... (more)

Ancient Egypt and Modern Psychotherapy: Sacred Science and the Search for Soul

Ancient Egypt and Modern Psychotherapy: Sacred Science and the Search for Soul

by Todd Hayen

  • Paperback £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

In Ancient Egypt and Modern Psychotherapy Todd Hayen explores what the spiritual concepts of the enigmatic ancient Egyptians can teach us about our own modern psyches and the pursuit of a meaningful... (more)

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