Psychoanalytic Explorations

  • The Unconscious

    A bridge between psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience

    Edited by Mark Solms, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

    Psychoanalysis was characterised by Freud as ‘the science of the unconscious mind’, and he never gave up hope that future developments in the neurosciences might contribute to a scientific foundation of psychoanalysis. This book explores the critical interdisciplinary dialogue between contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
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  • Psychoanalytic Treatment in Adults

    A longitudinal study of change

    By Rosemary Cogan, John H. Porcerelli

    The outcomes of psychoanalysis, as with other psychotherapies, vary considerably. This book examines the results of a longitudinal study of change during psychoanalysis, illuminating the characteristics of patients, analysts and analyses which can help to predict outcomes of treatment. Chapters…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
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  • Environmental Melancholia

    Psychoanalytic dimensions of engagement

    By Renee Lertzman

    In this groundbreaking book, Renee Lertzman applies psychoanalytic theory and psychosocial research to the issue of public engagement and public apathy in response to chronic ecological threats. By highlighting unconscious and affective dimensions of contemporary ecological issues, Lertzman…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
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    Psychoanalytic Explorations

  • Wish-fulfilment in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

    The tyranny of desire

    By Tamas Pataki

    Wish-fulfilment as a singular means of satisfying ineluctable desire is a pivotal concept in classical psychoanalysis. Freud argued that it was the thread that united dreams, daydreams, phantasy, omnipotent thinking, neurotic and some psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions, art,…

    Hardback – 2014-04-30
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  • The Heart of Man’s Destiny

    Lacanian Psychoanalysis and Early Reformation Thought

    By Herman Westerink

    Can Luther's writings inform us on the fundamental questions of Freudian psychoanalysis? Does an intellectual filiation between early Reformation thought and psychoanalysis exist? Does Lacanian psychoanalysis offer an instrument for analysing theological writings? In The Heart of Man's Destiny,…

    Hardback – 2012-06-27
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    Psychoanalytic Explorations