What Do Our Terms Mean?
Explorations Using Psychoanalytic Theories and Concepts
This book focuses on theoretical and clinical progress in psychoanalysis through various thematic proposals developed by authors from diverse geographical areas, in order to open possibilities of generating a productive debate within the psychoanalytic world and related professional circles.
Table of Contents
Controversies in Psychoanalysis Series -- Preface -- Introduction -- Some thoughts on the inner world and the environment*,† -- Ideas stirred by “On communication: a comment on ‘Catastrophic change’” by W. R. Bion -- What do we mean by “id”? -- Muddles and metaphors: some thoughts about psychoanalytic words -- On Marjorie Brierley -- What do we mean by “phantasy”? -- Some remarks about the “Controversial Discussions”*,† -- What do our terms mean? -- A psychoanalyst looks at some problems concerning evidence and motives -- Postface