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Questioning Identities

Philosophy in Psychoanalytic Practice, 1st Edition

By Mary Lynne Ellis


210 pages

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This book offers a revision of psychoanalytic theory. It highlights how philosophical perspectives on language, embodiment, time, history, and conscious/unconscious experiences can contribute to clinical interpretations of gender, sexuality, race, age, culture, and class.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Passionate differences -- Who speaks? Who listens? Different voices and different sexualities -- Is Melanie Klein the one who knows who you really are? -- The an-arche of psychoanalysis -- Shifting the ego towards a body subject -- Subjects of perversion -- (Dis)continuous identities and the time of the other -- Images of sexualities; Language and embodiment in art therapy -- Homophobia is the patient -- Listening differently in the face-to-face

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health