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The Legacy of R. D. Laing: An appraisal of his contemporary relevance / Edition 1

The Legacy of R. D. Laing: An appraisal of his contemporary relevance / Edition 1

by M. Guy Thompson
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ISBN-13: 9781138850149
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd (Sales)
Publication date: 05/28/2015
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

M. Guy Thompson, PhD is a Personal and Supervising Analyst at the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California and Adjunct Professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco. Dr. Thompson received his psychoanalytic training from R. D. Laing and associates at the Philadelphia Association and is the author of numerous books and journal articles on psychoanalysis, phenomenology, and schizophrenia. He currently lives in San Rafael, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction, M. Guy Thompson, PhD. Who Was R. D. Laing?, Peter Mezan, PhD. Laing and The Myth of Mental Illness Redux, M. Guy Thompson, PhD. Laing’s THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE and the Emerging Science of Consciousness, Fritjof Capra, PhD. On R. D. Laing’s Style, Sorcery, Alienation, John M. Heaton, MD. Non-Modern Selves, Andrew Pickering, PhD. Laing’s THE DIVIDED SELF and THE POLITICS OF EXPERIENCE: Then and Now, Douglas Kirsner, PhD. R. D. Laing: Pre-Mature Postmodern Psychoanalyst, Martin A. Schulman, PhD. Awakening to Love: R. D. Laing’s Phenomenological Therapy, Steven Gans, R. D. Laing’s Existential-Humanistic Practice: What Was He Actually Doing? Kirk Schneider. Psychotherapeutic Compassion in the Tradition of R. D. Laing, Theodor Itten. A Note on Living in One of R. D. Laing’s Post-Kingsley Hall Households: Portland Road, M. Guy Thompson, PhD. Human, All Too Human: The Life and Work of R. D. Laing Interview, Douglas Kirsner, PhD.

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