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Description - Logics of the Mind by Jorge L. Ahumada

This collection of papers, spanning the last 15 years, presents a spirited defence of Freud's clinical method, considering the "crisis of psychoanalysis" in the wider context of a crisis of reflective thought in society as a whole. Expressing the wish to "clarify and polish the glass through which we see the psychoanalytic experience", Jorge Ahumada seeks to redefine the functions of psychoanalysis for the era of mass media, in which the classic Freudian neuroses have mostly been replaced by what he terms "pathologies of peremptory gratification".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781855752474
ISBN-10: 1855752476
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 147mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Karnac Books
Publisher: Karnac Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jorge L. Ahumada

Jorge L. Ahumada trained in psychiatry both in Argentina and in the US before completing his psychoanalytic training in Buenos Aires, where he is now working as a psychoanalyst in private practice.

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