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The Principles of Psychology
The Principles of Psychology
Paperback      ISBN: 0486203816
A reprint of William James, 1890 treatise on the fundamental principles of philosophy
Leonardo Da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood
Leonardo Da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0393001490
Leonardo da Vinci (1910) remains among the most fascinating, though speculative, works of Freud's entire output. A detailed reconstruction of Leonardo's emotional life from his earliest years, it represents Freud's first sustained venture into biography from a psychoanalytic perspective, and also his effort to trace one route that homosexual development can take.
Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
Paperback      ISBN: 0393008479
Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey. Freud approved the overall editorial plan, specific renderings of key words and phrases, and the addition of valuable notes, from bibliographical and explanatory. Many of the translations were done by Strachey himself; the rest were prepared under his supervision. The result was to place the Standard Edition in a position of unquestioned supremacy over all other existing versions. Newly designed in a uniform format, each new paperback in the Standard Edition opens with a biographical essay on Freud's life and work --along with a note on the individual volume--by Peter Gay, Sterling Professor of History at Yale.
Eros and Pathos: Shades of Love and Suffering
Eros and Pathos
Shades of Love and Suffering
Paperback      ISBN: 0919123392
Civilization and Its Discontents
Civilization and Its Discontents
Paperback      ISBN: 0393301583
During the summer of 1929, Freud worked on what became this seminal volume of twentieth-century thought. It stands as a brilliant summary of the views on culture from a psychoanalytic perspective that he had been developing since the turn of the century. It is both witness and tribute to the late theory of mind--the so-called structural theory, with its stress on aggression, indeed the death drive, as the pitiless adversary of eros. Civilization and Its Discontents is one of the last of Freud's books, written in the decade before his death and first published in German in 1929. In it he states his views on the broad question of man's place in the world, a place Freud defines in terms of ceaseless conflict between the individual's quest for freedom and society's demand for conformity. Freud's theme is that what works for civilization doesn't necessarily work for man. Man, by nature aggressive and egotistical, seeks self-satisfaction. But culture inhibits his instinctual drives. The result is a pervasive and familiar guilt. Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey. Freud approved the overall editorial plan, specific renderings of key words and phrases, and the addition of valuable notes, from bibliographical and explanatory. Many of the translations were done by Strachey himself; the rest were prepared under his supervision. The result was to place the Standard Edition in a position of unquestioned supremacy over all other existing versions.
Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types
Please Understand Me
Character and Temperament Types
Paperback      ISBN: 0960695400
Describes sixteen basic personality types, argues that people try to reshape their spouses, children, friends, and coworkers into models of themselves, and discusses different styles of leadership
When Food Is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy
When Food Is Love
Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy
Paperback      ISBN: 0452268184
An examination of the link between eating disorders and the need for intimacy explains how eating disorders sabotage intimate relationships and why many people overeat to satisfy their emotional hunger
Simply Sane: The Spirituality of Mental Health
Simply Sane
The Spirituality of Mental Health
Paperback      ISBN: 0824513665
A profound resource for psychology, spiritual direction, and pastoral integration. Renowned author May discusses the role of self-compassion and self-care in mental health. In this new edition, he also adds material on the intersection of psychology and spirituality, with expanded discussions of trust, solitude, and prayer.
Sex, Love, and Violence: Strategies for Transformation
Sex, Love, and Violence
Strategies for Transformation
Paperback      ISBN: 0393700968
This work proposes a model for choosing the right intervention to solve the problems which are brought to therapy. The emphasis is on how to understand and control the many forms of violence (including incest and sexual abuse) that constitute a primary therapeutic problem of our time.
Migrations to Solitude
Migrations to Solitude
Paperback      ISBN: 0679742417
An exploration of privacy makes a statement on the human sense of being alone in the world by examining how Americans sometimes choose to sacrifice their privacy and sometimes choose to bask in it