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What Constitutes the Patient in Psycho-Therapy Alternative Approaches to Understanding

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ISBN-10: 0876685491

ISBN-13: 9780876685495

Edition: 1992

Authors: Richard D. Chessick

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Questions assumptions about what it is to be a human being by examining the ideas of thinkers such as Foucault, Winnicott, Lacan and Jaspers. Chessick combines succinct summaries of the writings of these European thinkers with critical commentaries.
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Book details

List price: $97.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/7/1977
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 246
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction
Brief Overview
Science and the Modern World
Heidegger
Heidegger's Method
Human Being and the World
Being and Time
"Existential Analytic"
The Fundamental Error
Objections to Heidegger's Theories
Heidegger's Later Thought
Clinical Aspects
Foucault
General Approach
Findings from Archaeology
First Conclusions
What Is "Meaning" in the Human Sciences?
Findings from Genealogy
Summary
Objections
Conclusions
Foucault's Third Method
Hermeneutics
What is "Hermeneutics"?
The Development of Modern Hermeneutics
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Conversation with Dr. Gadamer
Extensions of the Hermeneutic Approach
Hermeneutic Psychiatry
Ricoeur
Ricoeur's Use of Hermeneutics
Ricoeur's View of Psychoanalysis
Ricoeur's General Conclusions
Ricoeur on Freud's Early Writings
Ricoeur on Freud's Later Writings
Objections to Ricoeur
Lacan
Postmodernism
Background for Lacan Study
Linguistics
Lacan's Approach
Lacan's Reading of Freud
Lacanian Psychoanalysis
Lacan's Theory in Perspective
Questions
Sartre
Existential Psychoanalysis
Sartre's Later Psychological Views
Objections to Sartre
Sartre's Conclusions in Psychology
Sartre's Philosophy: Recapitulation
The Intellectual and the Artist
R. D. Laing
Overview of Laing's Concepts
The Schizoid Patient
The False Self System and Psychosis
Mystification
Historical Background: The Self
Lukacs
Patocka
Unavoidable Philosophical Premises
Language
Precursors of Kohut's Ideas
Kohut
The Self and Its Development
The Treatment Process
Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis Compared
Kohut's Conclusions
Contributions from Infant Research
Husserl and Merleau-Ponty: Phenomenology
Phenomenology in Psychiatry
What Is Phenomenology?
Clinical Applications
Winnicott's Phenomenology
Phenomenology in Infant Research
The Phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty
Merleau-Ponty and Sartre Contrasted
Preoedipal Pathology
Epilogue
The Death Instinct
Human Aggression
Lacan's Concept of the Origin of Aggression
Trilling's Opposition to the Postmodern Approach
Kohut's Concept of Aggression
The Erasure of Humans
Solutions
The Importance of Praxis
Can Human Aggression Be "Tamed"?
References
Index