Insight: Essays on Psychoanalytic Knowing

Insight: Essays on Psychoanalytic Knowing

by Jorge L. Ahumada


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415618816
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/30/2011
Series: New Library of Psychoanalysis Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 0.62(w) x 0.92(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Jorge L. Ahumada is a training analyst of the Argentine Psychoanalytic Association and a Distinguished Fellow in the British Psychoanalytical Society. He is Mary S. Sigourney Awardee for 1996 and is a past Editor for Latin America of The International Journal of Psychoanalysis.

Table of Contents

Boesky, Foreword. Preface. Introduction: On the Place and Limits of Psychoanalytic Knowing. Logical Types and Ostensive Insight. Interpretation and Creationism. What is a Clinical Fact? Clinical Psychoanalysis as Inductive Method. Body, Meaning and Language. Fact, Context, Image, Narrative: A Bio-logical Approach. Toward the Epistemology of Clinical Psychoanalysis. Disclosures and Refutations: Clinical Psychoanalysis as a Logic of Enquiry. Counterinduction in Psychoanalytic Practice: Epistemic and Technical Aspects. Logical and Communicational Levels of Transference. The Double Work on the Clinical Evidences, and the Nature and Limits of Symbolization. The Analytic Mind at Work. Counterinductive Knowledge and the Blunders of So-called ‘Theory of Science’. Postscript: 'What Hath God Wrought?' A Plea for Insight in Media Society.

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