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The Psychoanalytic Mystic

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 220 Nombre de pages
Texte du rabat Most psychoanalysts tend to be anti-mystical or, at least, non-mystical. Psychoanalysis is allied with science and,... Lire la suite
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Most psychoanalysts tend to be anti-mystical or, at least, non-mystical. Psychoanalysis is allied with science and, if anything, is capable of deconstructing mystical experience. Yet some psychoanalysts tend to be mystical or make use of the mystical experience as an intuitive model for psychoanalysis. Indeed, the greatest split in the psychodynamic movement, between Freud and Jung, partly hinged on the way in which mystical experience was to be understood. Michael Eigen has often advocated and encouraged a return to the spiritual in psychoannalysis-what Freud called the oceanic feeling. Here he expands on his call to celebrate and explore the meaning of mystical experience within psychoanalysis, illustrating his writing with the work of Bion, Milner, and Winncott. Like Bion, he explicitly relates psychoanalysis to faith. Both patient and analyst are immersed in each other and this immersion restores and enriches, and drains. Each has the chance to use their minds and feelings creativ

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Advocating a call to the return to the spiritual in psychoanalysis, the author of this text illustrates his writing with the work of Bion, Milner and Winnicott. In the text he expands on his call to celebrate and explore the meaning of mystical experience within psychoanalysis.

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Titre: The Psychoanalytic Mystic
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Code EAN: 9781853433986
ISBN: 978-1-85343-398-6
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Free Association Books
Genre: Psychologie
nombre de pages: 220
Poids: 338g
Taille: H231mm x B151mm x T13mm
Année: 1998