Philosophy and Psychotherapy by Edward Erwin
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Philosophy and Psychotherapy
By Edward Erwin

Philosophy and Psychotherapy

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Philosophy and Psychotherapy by Edward Erwin

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'Erwin's argumentative skills and knowledge of the literature are remarkable and most of his original claims are persuasive...The merit of the analysis Erwin offers is to provide a well-informed and accessible account of the current state of psychotherapy, its history and its philosophical grounds' - Metapsychology Online 'For those readers who favour an empirical-scientific approach to counselling and therapy, and who view therapy, at least potentially or in principle, as an objective science, this will no doubt be a very useful and informative book...We should be grateful that Erwin has set out more fully than anyone to date the specifically philosophical case for a "science of therapy"; and those of a New Paradigm persuasion at least now know the nature of the arguments they will have to refute in order to sustain their position. I look forward with eager anticipation to their efforts, and to an emerging and fruitful engagement between philosophy and therapy - for both have a great deal to learn from each other' - Counselling, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy This pioneering book analyzes the interface between philosophy and psychotherapy.The first authoritative work to apply rigorous philosophical discipline to therapeutic claims and counter-claims, it will encourage psychotherapists, counsellors and applied psychologists to examine their practice and clarify their thinking. Edward Erwin discusses some of the key philosophical issues that have a particular relevance to psychotherapeutic theory - autonomy and free choice, the nature of the self, epistemology, and values and morals - as well as examining specific interdisciplinary issues that cut across the boundaries between philosophy and psychotherapy. Finally, he looks at the 'crisis' in psychotherapy today, offering a valuable philosophical insight into the debate about the proliferation and efficacy of therapeutic approaches.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803975217
ISBN-10: 080397521X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Dec-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Edward Erwin

Edward Erwin is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami, and is the author or editor of a number of books, the most recent of which is the Freud Encyclopedia (1994).

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