Psychiatry as a Human Science: Phenomenological, Hermeneutical and Lacanian Perspectives

Psychiatry as a Human Science: Phenomenological, Hermeneutical and Lacanian Perspectives

by Antoine Mooij

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042035966
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Studies Series , #18
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 0.91(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Antoine Mooij is Professor Emeritus of Law and Psychiatry, Utrecht University, and a former Honorary Professor, Department of Philosophy, Utrecht University, who also works as a psychoanalyst in private practice. He published on Lacanian psychoanalysis, on hermeneutical psychiatry, and on philosophy of action. An example of his work is Intentionality, Desire, Responsibility. A Study in Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis and Law (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Part I
The Medical Discourse: The Exclusion of Psychic Reality
The History of Hermeneutical Psychiatry
The Relationship between the Psychic and the Physical Reality
Empiricism in Psychiatry
Part II
Three Forms of Hermeneutics
Psychic Reality and the Symbolic Function in Triplicate
Three Psychopathological Structures and Nine Subject Positions
The Interpretation of a Life History
Epilogue
Appendix: Table Outlining Psychopathological Structures
Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index

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