By Roger Frie,William J. Coburn
In modern types of psychoanalysis, quite intersubjective structures conception, the flip in the direction of contextualism has authorized the advance of latest methods of considering and practising that experience allotted with the inspiration of remoted individuality. for individuals who embody this "post-subjectivist" state of mind and training, the popularity that every one human adventure is essentially immersed on the earth makes the query of individuality appear complicated, even anachronistic. but the problem of individuality continues to be an immense and urgent factor for modern idea and perform; many clinicians are left to ask yourself concerning the position of "individual" adventure and the way to process it conceptually or clinically.
This quantity of unique essays supplies the matter of individuality its due, with out wasting sight of the significance of contextualized adventure. Drawing on quite a few disciplinary backgrounds - philosophical, developmental, organic, and neuroscientific - the members tackle the stress that exists among individuality and the emergence of contextualism as a dominant mode of psychoanalytic concept and perform, thereby offering specified insights into the position and position of individuality both out and in of the medical atmosphere. eventually, those essays display that individuality, irrespective of the way it can be outlined, regularly happens inside a contextual net that varieties the foundation of human event.
Contributors: William J. Coburn, Philip Cushman, James L. Fosshage, Roger Frie, Frank M. Lachmann, Jack Martin, Donna Orange, Robert D. Stolorow, Jeff Sugarman
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Persons in Context: The Challenge of Individuality in Theory and Practice: 32 (Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series) by Roger Frie,William J. Coburn