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On the Couch, in the Lab: Pathology, Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience

Paul Marshall

in Mystical Encounters with the Natural World: Experiences and Explanations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279432
eISBN:
9780191603440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279438.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The focus here is naturalistic explanations that put great weight on the functioning or malfunctioning of the brain or mind. R. C. Zaehner turned against nature mysticism and put forward several ... More


Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Bonnie Honig

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the contemporary world of neoliberalism, efficiency is treated as the vehicle of political and economic health. State bureaucracy, but not corporate bureaucracy, is seen as inefficient, and ... More


The Deceived Husband: A Theoretical Introduction

Alison Sinclair

in The Deceived Husband: A Kleinian Approach to the Literature of Infidelity

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151906
eISBN:
9780191672880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151906.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the relationship between two statements as they apply to husbands, but also as they apply to the notion in general of being a man. The first is about the fate of man as husband, ... More


Jung and Winnicott in the Classroom: Holding, Mirroring, Potential Space, and the Self

Laurel McCabe

in Teaching Jung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199735426
eISBN:
9780199914524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735426.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explains the author's approach to teaching Jung. The chapter argues that Winnicott's notion of a “holding space” between mother and infant applies not only to the analytic dyad but also ... More


Bodies in the Cloud: A Geography of Electronic Health Data

Nicholas Bauch

in Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029407
eISBN:
9780262331166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029407.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter takes a geographical perspective on a medical biotechnology known as Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN). WBANs generate, transmit, store, and retrieve information about the biological ... More


Dynamis of Healing: Patristic Theology and the Psyche

Pia Sophia Chaudhari

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284658
eISBN:
9780823286027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284658.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This work is an exploration of possible experiential traces of Orthodox Christian ontology and soteriology in the healing of the psyche as known and experienced through depth psychology. It explores ... More


Literature and Psychoanalysis

Jeremy Tambling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086731
eISBN:
9781781705100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086731.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book presents a working through of what Freud really said, and why it is so important, with a chapter on Melanie Klein and object relations theory, and two chapters on Lacan and his work on the ... More


Love is a wondrous state:1 origins and early debates

Sue White, Matthew Gibson, David Wastell, and Patricia Walsh

in Reassessing Attachment Theory in Child Welfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336914
eISBN:
9781447336969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336914.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter traces the origins of attachment theory and reviews its component parts, including the seminal empirical research on animals and humans. Attachment theory, popularised during the 1940s ... More


Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy: New Wine in an Old Bottle?

Alessandra Lemma, Mary Target, and Peter Fonagy

in Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy: A Clinician's Guide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199602452
eISBN:
9780191729232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602452.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter contextualizes the development of DIT in the climate of evidence-based practice, which has been broadly hostile to psychodynamic interventions. It outlines the rationale for the ... More


The Concept of Drive in the Light of Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theorizing

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces drives, which are seen as very individualized, displaceable, and malleable unconscious motivational systems. It is believed that self psychology may actually be considered as ... More


Psyche and Ethos: Moral Life After Psychology

Amanda Anderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198755821
eISBN:
9780191816956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Contemporary culture is saturated with psychological concepts and ideas, from anxiety to narcissism to trauma. While it might seem that concern over psychological conditions is intrinsically oriented ... More


‘Some Really Raging Peculiarity’: Female Fetishism in The Little Girls

Patricia Juliana Smith

in Elizabeth Bowen: Theory, Thought and Things

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474458641
eISBN:
9781474477147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458641.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter shows that many of Bowen’s female characters have curious relationships with inanimate objects, endowing them with special powers or personal attributes. The pattern of these relations, ... More


A strange situation: self-entrapment in Waiting for Godot1

John Robert Keller

in Samuel Beckett and the Primacy of Love

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063121
eISBN:
9781781700297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063121.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is concerned with the relationships formed between the tramps, between Lucky and Pozzo, and between the two couples. It explores some themes of starvation and failure in the nursing bond ... More


AfterwordRethinking Modern Taste

Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

in A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199950980
eISBN:
9780199345991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950980.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

Briefly considers the legacy of the eighteenth-century “taste for China” in modern theories of taste, particularly Bourdieu’s theory of bourgeois taste. Late eighteenth-century literature’s ... More


Introduction: Culture in Psychoanalytic Thought

Sudhir Kakar

in Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696684
eISBN:
9780199080304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696684.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The various changes in psychoanalysis over the last 100 years can be linked to the vicissitudes of Western intellectual and social history during the twentieth century. Some analysts, including ... More


Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Otto F. Kernberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book reviews some of the recent developments and controversies in psychoanalytic theory and technique. Gathering together both previously published articles and extensive new material, it ... More


Introduction

Lana Lin

in Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of Cancer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277711
eISBN:
9780823280568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277711.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The Introduction lays out the key terms, organization, and methodology of the book. It details how Freud’s Jaw relies on psychoanalytic object relations theory—in particular theories on part-objects, ... More


Introduction: Thinging Out Loud

Bonnie Honig

in Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book examines democratic theory in the context of object relations and asks whether democracy might be constitutively dependent on public things. Drawing on D. W. Winnicott's object-relations ... More


Democracy’s Necessary Conditions

Bonnie Honig

in Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the role of public things in democratic theory and in democratic life. It examines the power of public things to stimulate the object relations of democratic collectivity by ... More


Care and Concern: Arendt with Winnicott

Bonnie Honig

in Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines “things” in Hannah Arendt's work in relation to D. W. Winnicott's object relations. Hoping to generate a lexicon for a political theory of public things, it analyzes Arendt's ... More


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