Personal Relations Theory

Personal Relations Theory

by Graham S. Clarke
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583917810

ISBN-13: 9781583917817

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Personal Relations Theory presents a new and comprehensive account of Fairbairn's mature theory. Part I provides a thorough overview of Fairbairn's work and its ramifications for our understanding of creativity and the nature of inner reality. Part II covers Fairbairn's relationship to Macmurray and Suttie, and their relevance to realist philosophy, the scientific…  See more details below

Overview

Personal Relations Theory presents a new and comprehensive account of Fairbairn's mature theory. Part I provides a thorough overview of Fairbairn's work and its ramifications for our understanding of creativity and the nature of inner reality. Part II covers Fairbairn's relationship to Macmurray and Suttie, and their relevance to realist philosophy, the scientific status of psychoanalysis, attachment theory and the politics of the personal relations viewpoint.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583917817
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Why Fairbairn?9
2Fairbairn's model of mind23
3Fairbairn's theory and some philosophical interpretations of Freud56
4Internal objects and inner reality : Fairbairn and Klein67
5Fairbairn's theory of art in the light of his mature model of mind91
6The preconscious and psychic change in Fairbairn's model of mind115
7Fairbairn, Macmurray and Suttie : towards a personal relations theory135
8Fairbairn and macmurray : psychoanalytic studies and critical realism143
9The politics of attachment theory and personal relations theory : Fairbairn, Suttie and Bowlby169

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