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Tag: freudianism

Every Sufi Master Is, in a Sense, a Freudian Psychotherapist

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In this piece for Aeon, Sam Haselby explores the parallels and intersections between Freudian psychoanalysis and Islamic mysticism. "The affinities between mystical Islam and Freudian thought...

It Is Unlikely That Politics Is Absent From Your Clinical Practice

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In this interview for Psychoanalýza dnes, Dr. Adrienne Harris speaks about the connection between psychoanalysis and politics. Contrary to the classic notion that psychoanalysts must...

How Midcentury Arab Thinkers Embraced the Ideas of Freud

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In this piece for Aeon, Omnia El Shakry highlights the role that Freudian ideas and psychoanalysis played in midcentury Arab literature, education, politics, and culture. "For some,...

The Curious Conundrum of Freud’s Persistent Influence

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From The New York Times: Frederick Crews' new book The Making of an Illusion portrays Freud as relentlessly self-interested, irredeemably immoral, and interminably mistaken. Perhaps Crews...

Series on Anti-Psychiatry and Critical Theory for World Mental Health Day

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To coincide with World Mental Health Day on October 10th, 2015, Verso Books, the largest independent and radical publishing house released a series of blogs on mental health and critical and antipsychiatry. The posts include pieces on R.D. Laing, colonialism, women’s oppression, delusions and art, “The Happiness Industry,” and social and institutional oppression.