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World, Affectivity, Trauma: Heidegger and Post-Cartesian Psychoanalysis

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Stolorow and his collaborators' post-Cartesian psychoanalytic perspective - intersubjective-systems theory - is a phenomenological contextualism that illuminates worlds of emotional experience as they take form within relational contexts. After outlining the evolution and basic ideas of this framework, Stolorow shows both how post-Cartesian psychoanalysis finds enrichment ...more
Paperback, 121 pages
Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge (first published January 1st 2011)
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Lee Vance
Jun 23, 2013 Lee Vance rated it it was amazing
Deepened my understanding of trauma and introduced me to the work and life of Heidegger - both of which are intertwined.

I deeply appreciate Stolorow's desire to keep whole the philosopher's creation with the creator. He demonstrates integrity in this as he weaves his own traumas throughout his work.
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Jan 23, 2017 Ed rated it really liked it
This is a very lucid discussion of the relationship between Heidegger's philosophy and the relational psychoanalysis that Stolorow advocates. It is a very seductive presentation, but it left me uneasy. First, I don't see why Stolorow needs Heidegger to make the case for his relational psychoanalysis. Second, relational psychoanalysis, as presented here, seems suited for the treatment of "trauma," and not a general psychoanalytic theory. This is because as I read Stolorow he seems to leave out, o ...more
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Brings Heidegger's deep and complex ontology to a level for practical application without losing its profundity.
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