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

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ISBN-13: 9781498543927
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 09/15/2018
Pages: 201
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.71(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

John Hanwell Riker is professor of philosophy at Colorado College.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Psychoanalysis, Self Psychology, and the Humanistic Tradition
Chapter 1: Knowledge in Psychoanalysis: Can There Be a Science of Subjectivity?
Chapter 2: The Life of the Soul
Chapter 3: Subjectivity, the Ego, and the Self
Chapter 4: The Erotic Self: Freud, Kohut, and Plato
Chapter 5: Ancient Theology and Contemporary Self Psychology: Monotheism, Mono-Selfism, and the Transgressions of Omnipotence
Chapter 6: Emerson and Kohut: the Self in Relation to Nature
Chapter 7: Self Psychology, Ethics, and Modern Society
Chapter 8: Self Psychology and the Problem of the Other
Chapter 9: What Do Humans Need to Be Human: Economic Society, Self Psychology and the Problem of Social Justice
Chapter 10: Self Psychology and Historical Explanation: The Death of God and the Birth of Impressionism—Forms and Transformations of Narcissism in the Nineteenth Century
Conclusion

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