By George E. Atwood,Robert D. Stolorow
Structures of Subjectivity: Explorations in Psychoanalytic Phenomenology and Contextualism, is a revised and improved moment version of a piece first released in 1984, which used to be the 1st systematic presentation of the intersubjective standpoint – what George Atwood and Robert Stolorow called psychoanalytic phenomenology – in psychoanalysis. This version comprises new chapters tracing the extra improvement in their pondering over the consequent a long time and explores the non-public origins in their so much crucial ideas.
In this re-creation, Atwood and Stolorow conceal the philosophical and theoretical assumptions of psychoanalysis and current a large technique that they've precise phenomenological contextualism. This technique addresses own subjective worlds in all their richness and idiosyncrasy and makes a speciality of their relational contexts of foundation and healing transformation.
Structures of Subjectivity covers the foundations guiding the perform of psychoanalytic treatment from the authors' viewpoints and comprises various particular medical case reports. The publication may be crucial analyzing for psychoanalysts, practitioners of psychotherapy, psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, and social staff. it's going to even be of curiosity to students and scholars with an curiosity in psychoanalytic thought and perform, and its philosophical premises.
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Structures of Subjectivity: Explorations in Psychoanalytic Phenomenology and Contextualism (Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series) by George E. Atwood,Robert D. Stolorow