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But Facts Exist
An Enquiry into Psychoanalytic Theorizing




ISBN 9781855751934
Published December 31, 1998 by Routledge
200 Pages

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This book provides an account of the chequered course of international psychoanalysis over the last 100 years, with a lucid critical treatment of the major theoretical developments, illustrated by clinical examples drawn from the author's own vast experience.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 The clinical foundations of Freud's pleasure (unpleasure) principle 2 The theory of repression 3 Freud's theory of mind reformulated: Beyond the Pleasure Principle 4 The new schema of the mental apparatus and its antecedents 5 A short detour around Freud's theories of anxiety 6 The reinterpretation of clinical facts (descriptive data) 7 Psychoses and psychoanalytic theories of development 8 Theories of narcissistic object relations 9 On the formal aspects of psychotic phenomena 10 Theory and technique in psychoanalysis 11 Is there a way forward?

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