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Becoming William James
Howard M. Feinstein
For William James, work was the problem. Ultimately, going to work was the resolution, and James's quest for meaningful work remains as relevant at the end of the twentieth century as it was in the nineteenth. Weaving letters, diaries, drawings, and...



The Bodily Nature of Consciousness
Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind
Kathleen V. Wider
"The Bodily Nature of Consciousness is a stunning achievement. Combining an existential-phenomenological approach with her knowledge of recent biological research, Wider argues that self-consciousness is rooted in body-awareness. She has taken a great...



Clinical Psychiatry in Imperial Germany
A History of Psychiatric Practice
Eric J. Engstrom
The psychiatric profession in Germany changed radically from the mid-nineteenth century to the beginning of World War I. In a book that demonstrates his extensive archival knowledge and an impressive command of the primary literature, Eric J. Engstrom...



The Constitution of Selves
Marya Schechtman
An amnesia victim asking "Who am I?" means something different from a confused adolescent asking the same question. Marya Schechtman takes issue with analytic philosophy's emphasis on the first sort of question to the exclusion of the second. The...



A Dark Trace
Sigmund Freud on the Sense of Guilt
Herman Westerink
Figures of the Unconscious, No. 8 Sigmund Freud, in his search for the origins of the sense of guilt in individual life and culture, regularly speaks of "reading a dark trace," thus referring to the Oedipus myth as a myth about the problem of human...



Deleuze and Desire
Analysis of "The Logic of Sense"
Piotrek Swiatkowski
The engagement of Gilles Deleuze with psychoanalysis has led to the development of a remarkable and highly influential theory about human desire. The most systematic account of this theory, crucial for anyone interested in the work of Deleuze and FĂ©lix Guattari, can be found in the discussion of the dynamic genesis of sense.



Deleuze and Psychoanalysis
Philosophical Essays on Delueze's Debate with Psychoanalysis
Deleuze and Psychoanalysis is both a guide to reading Deleuze and a direct confrontation with issues at stake in his work, particularly the debate with and against psychoanalysis.



Difference and Pathology
Stereotypes of Sexuality, Race, and Madness
Sander L. Gilman



A Disability of the Soul
An Ethnography of Schizophrenia and Mental Illness in Contemporary Japan
Karen Nakamura
A sensitive and multidimensional portrait of what it means to live with mental illness in contemporary Japan.



Distracted Subjects
Madness and Gender in Shakespeare and Early Modern Culture
Carol Thomas Neely
In the first book to provide a feminist analysis of early modern madness, Carol Thomas Neely reveals the mobility and heterogeneity of discourses of "distraction," the most common term for the condition in late-sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century...



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