Jonathan House, “Laplanche: An Introduction” (The Unconscious in Translation, 2015)
This interview with Jonathan House is about a book titled Laplanche: An Introduction (The Unconscious in Translation, 2015). Dr. House is not the author of the book (more on that below) but he is the publisher and translator of portions… Read More
Donald Moss, “At War with the Obvious: Disruptive Thinking in Psychoanalysis” (Routledge, 2018)
What does Donald Moss have against common sense, Captain Obvious, sincerity, and everything duh!?  At War with the Obvious: Disruptive Thinking in Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2018) turns to culture and the clinic to reach beneath semblance, the lure of affect,… Read More
Richard Tuch and Lynn S. Kuttnauer, “Conundrums and Predicaments in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis” (Routledge, 2018)
“Clinical moments,” as defined in this book, are those therapeutic encounters that challenge the analyst’s capacity to make snap judgments about how to respond to a patient at particularly delicate times. Richard Tuch and Lynn S. Kuttnauer‘s edited collection… Read More
Dominique Scarfone, “The Unpast: The Actual Unconscious” (The Unconscious in Translation, 2015)
Dominique Scarfone‘s The Unpast: The Actual Unconscious (The Unconscious in Translation, 2015) charts “a new itinerary through the vast landscape that is Freud.” For many North American readers, or others who may not appreciate the relevance of drive theory… Read More
Irwin Hirsch and Donnell Stern, eds., “The Interpersonal Perspective and Psychoanalysis, 1960s-1990s” (Routledge, 2017)
The history of psychoanalysis is full of twists, turns and also glaring omissions. In their new two-volume set, editors Irwin Hirsch and Donnell Stern attempt to set the record straight in regard to the overlooked contributions of interpersonal writers and… Read More
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