BOOKS RECEIVED: Eric Severson, Brian Becker, and David M. Goodman, eds., “In the Wake of Trauma: Psychology and Philosophy for the Suffering Other” (Duquesne UP, 2016)
When traumatic experiences occur, our patterns of livingthe ways in which our bodies and minds have grown accustomed to feeling and reactingare threatened. When psychologists, philosophers, or theologians turn their attention to trauma, they face a daunting task, as trauma… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Olivia Ange and David Berliner, eds., “Anthropology and Nostalgia” (Berghahn Books, 2015)
Buy from University Press Books Nostalgia is intimately connected to the history of the social sciences in general and anthropology in particular, though finely grained ethnographies of nostalgia and loss are still scarce. Today, anthropologists have realized that nostalgia constitutes… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Kevin C. Krycka, George Kunz and George Sayre, eds., “Psychotherapy for the Other: Levinas and the Face-to-Face Relationship” (Duquesne UP, 2015)
When George Kunz, a coeditor of the present volume, visited with Emmanuel Levinas in 1987, Levinas asked, Why would a psychologist be interested in my philosophy?Psychotherapy for the Other represents the latest and one of the most innovative and in-depth… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Constance T. Fischer, Leswin Laubscher, and Roger Brooke, eds.,  “The Qualitative Vision for Psychology: An Invitation to a Human Science Approach” (Duquesne UP, 2016)
This volume, edited by three leading proponents and practitioners of human science psychology, serves as an invitation to readers new to this approach while also renewing that invitation to those who have long embraced and advanced research in the field… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Egbert Klautke, “The Mind of the Nation: Volkerpsychologie in Germany, 1851-1955” (Berghahn Books, 2016)
Volkerpsychologie played an important role in establishing the social sciences via the works of such scholars as Georg Simmel, Emile Durkheim, Ernest Renan, Franz Boas, and Werner Sombart. In Germany, the intellectual history of “folk psychology” was represented by Moritz… Read More
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