Jewish Philosophy and Psychoanalysis: Narrating the Interhuman

Jewish Philosophy and Psychoanalysis: Narrating the Interhuman

By: Michael Oppenheim (author)Hardback

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What distinguishes one human from another? What exactly does it mean to discover your true self? In Jewish Philosophy and Psychoanalysis, Michael Oppenheim adds a modern twist to the age old theories of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud by interjecting Jewish philosophy. Oppenheim examines the theories and studies of Erik Erikson, British analysts Melanie Klein, W. R. D. Fairbairn, and D.W. Winnicott along with renowned feminist thinker, Luce Irigaray to reassess the relationship between the self and others. The ideas of these psychoanalysts are contrasted with those of Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas, twentieth century Jewish philosophers. Through dialogue between Jewish philosophy and post-Freudian psychoanalysis theories Oppenheim guides the reader through the interhuman in search of the self.

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About Author

Michael Oppenheim is a professor in the Department of Religion at Concordia University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Jewish Philosophical Narratives of the Interhuman Chapter 2 Psychoanalytic Narratives of Development Chapter 3 Of Gifts Chapter 4 Transference and Transcendence Chapter 5 Luce Irigaray: An/Other Fling with the Philosophers

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780739116975
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 274
  • ID: 9780739116975
  • weight: 531
  • ISBN10: 0739116975

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