Triumph of the Therapeutic by Philip Rieff
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Triumph of the Therapeutic
By Philip Rieff

Triumph of the Therapeutic

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Triumph of the Therapeutic by Philip Rieff

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Since its publication in 1966, The Triumph of the Therapeutic has been hailed as a work of genuine brilliance, one of those books whose insights uncannily anticipate cultural developments and whose richness of argumentation reorients entire fields of inquiry. This special fortieth-anniversary edition of Philip Rieff s masterpiece, the first volume in ISI Books new Background series, includes an introduction by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn and essays on the text by historians Eugene McCarraher and Wilfred McClay and philosopher Stephen Gardner."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932236804
ISBN-10: 1932236805
Format: Paperback
(213mm x 150mm x 25mm)
Imprint: ISI Books
Publisher: ISI Books
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Philip Rieff

Philip Rieff is Benjamin Franklin Professor of Sociology and University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. One of the foremost cultural thinkers of his generation, his books include Freud: The Mind of the Moralist; Fellow Teachers; and The Feeling Intellect. He is also the editor of the ten-volume Collected Papers of Sigmund Freud.

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