Understanding Experience: Psychotherapy and Postmodernism / Edition 1by Roger A. Frie
Pub. Date: 06/25/2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
The theories of Buber, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty and Satre are considered alongside
Understanding Experience is a collection of innovative interdisciplinary essays that explore the human capacity for experience. The authors address the postmodern debate in contemporary psychotherapy and psychoanalysis through clinical case discussion and theoretical exogenesis.
The theories of Buber, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty and Satre are considered alongside the clinical work of Binswanger, Boss, Fromm, Laing and Lacan. By combining clinical data from psychotherapy and psychoanalysis with insights from European philosophy, this book seeks to bridge the paradigmatic divide between the natural sciences and the human sciences. It will be of great interest to academics and clinicians of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, and to psychologists and social workers.
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Table of ContentsPreface.
Roger Frie, Introduction: Between Modernism and Postmodernism: Rethinking Psychological Agency.
Betty Cannon, Sartre's Contribution to Psychoanalysis.
Maurice Friedman, Martin Buber and Dialogical Psychotherapy.
William J. Richardson, Truth and Freedom in sychoanalysis.
Eugene Gendlin, Beyond Postmodernism: From Concepts through Experiencing.
Jon Mills, A Phenomenology of Becoming: Reflections in Authenticity.
Roger Frie, Language and Subjectivity: From Binswanger through Lacan.
Daniel Burston, Psychoanalysis and Subjectivity in the Work of Erich Fromm.
M. Guy Thompson, The Primacy of Experience in R. D. Laing's Approach to Psychoanalysis.
Jon Frederickson, The Eclipse of the Person in Psychoanalysis.
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