The Suffering Stranger: Hermeneutics for Everyday Clinical Practice

Author(s) : Donna M. Orange

The Suffering Stranger: Hermeneutics for Everyday Clinical Practice

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : 2011
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 280
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 31232
  • ISBN 13 : 9780415874045
  • ISBN 10 : 0415874041
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Utilizing the hermeneutics of Hans-Georg Gadamer and the ethics of Emmanuel Levinas, The Suffering Stranger invigorates the conversation between psychoanalysis and philosophy, demonstrating how each is informed by the other and how both are strengthened in unison. Orange turns her critical (and clinical) eye toward five major psychoanalytic thinkers - Sandor Ferenczi, Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, D. W. Winnicott, Heinz Kohut, and Bernard Brandchaft - investigating the hermeneutic approach of each and engaging these innovative thinkers precisely as interpreters, as those who have seen the face and heard the voice of the other in an ethical manner. In doing so, she provides the practicing clinician with insight into the methodology of interpretation that underpins the day-to-day activity of analysis, and broadens the scope of possibility for philosophical extensions of psychoanalytic theory.

About the Author(s)

Donna M. Orange, Ph.D., Psy.D., is faculty and supervising analyst at the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York, and a training and supervising analyst at the Instituto di Specializione in Psicologia Psicoanalitica de Se e Psicoanalisi, Rome. She has authored and coauthored several books, including Emotional Understanding (1995) and Worlds of Experience (2002).

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