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Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
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ean: 9780061176050, isbn: 0061176052,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The bestselling history of and investigation into human error by beloved New Yorker writer Kathryn Schulz“Both wise and clever, full of fun and surprise about a topic so central to our lives that we almost never even think about it.”—Bill McKib...
After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America
By University of Chicago Press
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mpn: 12 halftones, 1 table, ean: 9780226211862, isbn: 022621186X,
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From August 29 to September 21, 1909, Sigmund Freud visited the United States, where he gave five lectures at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. This volume brings together a stunning gallery of leading historians of psychoanalysis and of ...
Big Ideas: The Little Book of Shakespeare (Big Ideas Simply Explained)
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This compact, portable volume brings the plays and poems of William Shakespeare to life with photography, images, timelines, and quotes--the ultimate guide to understanding Shakespeare on the go.Take the Bard to the beach! This compact guide brings S...
Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged
By Brand: University of Virginia Press
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ean: 9780813908724, isbn: 0813908728,
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Can anyone speak a language he or she has not learned normally, in childhood or later? Claims to have accomplished this are made from time to time, but only rarely do they receive support when carefully examined. In this volume, Dr. Stevenson present...
Freud for Beginners
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The Beginner Books -- "Their cartoon format and irreverent wit make difficult ideas accessible and entertaining." -- NewsdayEverything you need to know about neurosis, libido, ego, and id -- but somehow it slipped your mind.Freud for Beginners is a p...
Cold War Freud: Psychoanalysis in an Age of Catastrophes
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107072398, isbn: 1107072395,
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In Cold War Freud Dagmar Herzog uncovers the astonishing array of concepts of human selfhood which circulated across the globe in the aftermath of World War II. Against the backdrop of Nazism and the Holocaust, the sexual revolution, feminism, gay ri...
Living with 'The Gloria Films': A daughter's memory
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mpn: black & white halftones, ean: 9781906254025, isbn: 1906254028,
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The 60s film Three Approaches to Psychotherapy’ is iconic. The client in the film, Gloria, was divorced and concerned about her daughter’s direct questions about her boyfriends and sex life. At the time the topic had pith, intrigue and moral un...
The Anatomy of Courage: The Classic WWI Study of the Psychological Effects of War
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780786718993, isbn: 0786718994,
Fear, and man's attempt to master it, is of eternal interest and just as significant today as when Moran, as a young medical officer, went to the trenches in 1914 to research the subject scientifically. He asked why a man can appear to be as brave as...
Studies in Hysteria (Penguin Classics)
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Hysteria—the tormenting of the body by the troubled mind—is among the most pervasive of human disorders; yet, at the same time, it is the most elusive. Freud’s recognition that hysteria stemmed from traumas in the patient’s past transformed t...
Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion
By University of Chicago Press
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mpn: 1 colour plate, 32 halftones, ean: 9780226453705, isbn: 0226453707,
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Jeffrey Kripal here recounts the spectacular history of Esalen, the institute that has long been a world leader in alternative and experiential education and stands today at the center of the human potential movement. Forged in the literary and mythi...
Pathway to Hell: A Tragedy of the American Civil War
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Shell shock, battle fatigue, posttraumatic stress disorder, lack of moral courage: different terms for the same mental condition, formal names that change with observed circumstances and whenever experts feel prompted to coin a more suitable descript...
A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Theory and Technique
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"The goal of my teaching has always been, and remains, to train analysts."--Jacques Lacan, Seminar XI, 209Arguably the most profound psychoanalytic thinker since Freud, and deeply influential in many fields, Jacques Lacan often seems opaque to those ...
Great Ideas in Psychology: A Cultural and Historical Introduction
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This book focuses on the key ideas of the most important modern psychologists. Nineteen classic great ideas in psychology are critically assessed in their cultural and historical context....
Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life in Neuroscience
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780062228857, isbn: 0062228854,
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Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on that unlikely couple, the right and left brain. Foreword by Steven Pinker.In the mid-twentiet...
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