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Fragments of Trauma and the Social Production of Suffering: Trauma, History, and Memory

by Marilyn Charles, Michael O'Loughlin, Cate Osborn & Avigail Gordon et al.

In this book, contributors explore the deep psychic effects of traumatic experiences and locates those experiences in relation to both historical events and intergenerational transmission of traumatic sequelae...


Human Goodness: Origins, Manifestations, and Clinical Implications

by Salman Akhtar, Beth J. Seelig, Jodi Brown & Elio Frattaroli et al.

Each human heart possesses positive attributes such as altruism, kindness, concern, gratitude, and forgiveness. Human Goodness explores the origins of these traits through the use of clinical vignettes to help...


Erik Erikson's Verbal Portraits: Luther, Gandhi, Einstein, Jesus

by Donald Capps

In Erik Erikson’s Verbal Portraits: Luther, Gandhi, Einstein, Jesus, Donald Capps contends that Erikson’s portraits of respective historical figures make a highly creative contribution to psychoanalytic...


Impromptu Man: J.L. Moreno and the Origins of Psychodrama, Encounter Culture, and the Social Network

by Jonathan D. Moreno

The untold story of the creative genius behind major 20th-century movements in therapy and theater and his lasting influence


Phantom Narratives: The Unseen Contributions of Culture to Psyche

by Samuel Kimbles

Cultural attitudes operate unconsciously, affecting our own self-perception as well as the way we perceive others. In Phantom Narratives: The Unseen Contributions of Culture to Psyche, Samuel Kimbles argues...


How We Became Human: A Challenge to Psychoanalysis

by Julio Moreno & Judith Filc

How We Became Human: A Challenge to Psychoanalysis tackles the question of what distinguishes human beings from other animals. By interweaving psychoanalysis, biology, physics, anthropology, and philosophy,...


The Will to Believe and Human Immortality

by William James

Two books bound together, from religious period of one of the most renowned and representative thinkers. Illuminations of age-old religious questions from a pragmatic perspective, written in a luminous style....


Philosophy's Role in Counseling and Psychotherapy

by Peter Raabe

In this book, Raabe argues that philosophy can effectively inform and improve conventional methods of treating mental illness. He presents clinical evidence showing that mild and so-called clinical mental illnesses...


Psychotherapy in the Wake of War: Discovering Multiple Psychoanalytic Traditions

by Bernd Huppertz, Angela Joyce, Susan Loden & Alfred Ribi et al.

This book shows how the differing views of twenty-three psychoanalysts of different traditions affect theoretical and technical issues in psychoanalytic treatments. Their selections from a series of nine cases...


Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self

by Ajit K. Maan

This book asks how identity is created and examines the history of conceptions of the self, from Aristotle to Postmodernism, to find the answers. Maan finds the human capacity to self creation exists in what...


Behind the Shock Machine: The Untold Story of the Notorious Milgram Psychology Experiments

by Gina Perry

When social psychologist Stanley Milgram invited volunteers to take part in an experiment at Yale in the summer of 1961, none of the participants could have foreseen the worldwide sensation that the published...


Revolution in Mind: Freud, The Freudians, and the Making of

by George Makari

A masterful history of one of the most important movements of our time, Revolution in Mind is a brilliant, engaging, and radically new work—the first ever to fully account for the making of psychoanalysis....


The Road to Unity in Psychoanalytic Theory

by M. D. Rangell

This book notes the rise and fall of psychoanalysis within the intellectual sciences, and attributes the decline to the fragmentation of its basic theory. Following an analysis of the course of development of...


The Jokes of Sigmund Freud: A Study in Humor and Jewish Identity

by Elliott Oring

The Jokes of Sigmund Freud unravels the intimate connections between Sigmund Freud and his Jewish identity. Author Elliott Oring observes that Freud frequently identified with the characters in the jokes he...


Studies in the Evolutionary Psychology of Feeling

by Hiram M. Stanley

It is now something more than a century since the general division of psychic phenomena into intellect, feeling and will, first came into repute, but still some psychologists of note do not agree to this fundamental...


The Source and Aim of Human Progress

by Boris Sidis

This book deals with the source and aim of Human Progress.

If we wish social life not to become stationary and stagnant, we should give free scope to all individuality and originality, no matter how eccentric...


Inside The Mental

Psychedelic Revolutionaries

by P.W. Barber

“Psychedelic Revolutionaries is not only beautifully written—it is timely. We are in the midst of a rebirth in interest in the psychedelic group of drugs with increasingly strong research evidence for their...


As a Matter of Course

by Annie Payson Call

Think of As a Matter of Course as a philosophical manifesto for women who embrace traditional roles and values in the family and in the wider world. In this collection, the popular nineteenth-century magazine...


An Introduction to Philosophy

by George Stuart Fullerton

An Introduction to Philosophy explains the coming into being of fire, wind, clouds, water, and earth, as due to a condensation and expansion of the universal principle, air. The boldness of their speculations...