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A New Website Design at IPBooks.net!

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Books

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Please visit our new website at IPBooks.net.  It has been redesigned to make it easier to see and use.  Several more interesting titles will be added soon for purchase and are in our coming soon section, including two volumes of Arnold Richards’s collected papers (Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversations: Selected Papers of Arnold Richards Volume 1 and Psychoanalysis Perspectives on a Thought Collective: Selected Papers of Arnold Richards Volume 2) The Unknown Freud: Five Plays by Robert Lippmann, Applied Psychoanalysis: Explorations and Excursions,  a volume of the collected papers of by David S. Werman, The Holt Rapaport Correspondence, and Nodal Points: Critical Voices in Contemporary Psychotherapy / Psychoanalysis by Joseph Schachter, M.D., PhD. & Horst Kächele, M.D., PhD.

Click Here for:  IPBooks.net

Shrinks, mass murder, suicide, EHR from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Posted January 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues,

As I struggle with the question of why a doctor would not report a patient who is a danger to himself and others to the authorities and a few other questions regarding individuals who get framed, arrested and convicted of crimes they did not commit, as well as with questions about political decisions domestic and international, questions of why are the humanities not important to study anymore, etc., I am reminded of the fact that we live in an unfair and imperfect world, that society does not ask us for our opinion and that if we want to make an impact we need to “speak up”! The international psychoanalytic website does just that, and gives you an opportunity to “speak up” for yourself and make a difference, so please write your comments this week as you read.

I will list my favorites followed by the table of contents as usual.

My choices are as follows:

1) though very long, the article about Lonni Sue Johnson, an artist with a profound amnesia is intriguing and raises questions about how personality relates to memory, if indeed it does. Read the rest of this post »

Psychology Sunday: Michael Eigen

Posted April 26th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read:  Therapist from the Depths: A Conversation with Michael Eigen by Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel on the Tikkun website on May 21, 2013.

Click Here to Read:  Faith and Disillusionment: An Interview with Dr. Michael Eigen by Regina Monti on the Dharma Cafe website.

Click Here to Read: The Psychoanalytic Mystic by Mike Eigen, Introduction on the Wilfred Ruprecht Bion. Past and Future section of the Sicap.it website. Read the rest of this post »

Faster, Stronger and Cheaper

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to View: Faster, Stronger and Cheaper BY Jonah M. Kessel and Taige Jensen on the New York Times Website on April 24, 2015.

Hubble Reflects the Cosmos

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to View: Hubble Reflects the Cosmos  by Dennis Overbye, Jonathan Corum and Jason Drakeford on the New York Times Website on April 24, 2015.

The role of Australian schools in World War I

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: The role of Australian schools in World War I: Review of Soldier Boys: The Militarisation of Australian and New Zealand Schools for World War I by Maxwell N. Waugh, Reviewed By Margaret Rees and Linda Levin on the World Socialist Web Site on April 25, 2015.

An appraisal of German writer Günter Grass: 1927-2015

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: An appraisal of German writer Günter Grass: 1927-2015 By Sybille Fuc on the World Socialist Web Site on April 25, 2015.

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Devastation Seen in Nepalese Capital

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read and View: Devastation Seen in Nepalese Capital on the NBC News website on April 25, 2015.

Click Here to Donate: To Oxfam for Nepalize Earthquake Relief.

Dachau Album Project

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books

In light of the persistence of intolerance and genocide around the world today, the Dachau Album Project has an extraordinary opportunity to have a global impact now. Inspired by the Dachau Album, the mission of the Arnold Unger Foundation for Remembrance, Inc., a 501(c)3 public charity, is to remind the world of the destruction caused by religious, social and political intolerance through educational programs, exhibitions, a documentary film and community outreach.

Background
The Dachau Album is a newly discovered Holocaust artifact that was brought to the United States by Arnold Unger, a Polish teenage Jewish survivor of multiple camps, including the infamous Dachau Concentration Camp. It has within it thirty hand drawn Read the rest of this post »

Large-Group Identity, Large-Group Regression and Massive Violence

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: Large-Group Identity, Large-Group Regression and Massive Violence by Vamık D. Volkan.

The Changing Nature of Free Will

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Papers

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Click Here to Read:  The Changing Nature of Free Will with Akeel Bilgrami, Luis Cabral, Brigitte Kahl, Kenneth T. Kishida, and  Simon Kochenat the Helix Center on April 25, 2015 at 2:30 pm.  Available to be watched live online at 2:30 pm on April 25.

Lucian Freud: Naked Truth

Posted April 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read:  Lucian Freud: Naked Truth on the Christie’s The Art People website on April 24, 2015.

Open Line Discussion about Robert Langs

Posted April 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Michael Robbins on Robert Langs.

Click Here to Read:  Deborah Peel on Robert Langs, part 1.

Click Here to Read: Joseph Schachter on Robert Langs.

Click Here to Read:  Leon Hoffman on Robert Langs. Read the rest of this post »

Armenian Genocide Day

Posted April 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Germany, defying Turkey, to call 1915 Armenian massacre ‘genocide’ by Erik Kirschbaum on the Reuters website on April 20, 2015.

Click Here to Read: White House Acknowledges Armenian Genocide, but Avoids the Term By Peter Baker in The New York Times on APRIL 21, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Vasily Grossman: An Armenian Sketchbook Posted in Grossman Vasily, NYRB Classics February 19th, 2013. Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: Confucius

Posted April 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: Confucius on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Confucius on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: Confucius Biography Philosopher (551 BCE–479 BCE) on the Biowebsite.

Click Here to Read: China’s Leftists Are Embracing Confucius. Why? Taisu Zhang on the Chine File website on April 23, 2015. Read the rest of this post »

13 Things You Didn’t Know about Deleuze and Guattari

Posted April 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: 13 Things You Didn’t Know about Deleuze and Guattari – Part I by Eugene Wolters on the Critical Theory Website on June 18, 2013.

Trial of 93-Year-Old Former Nazi Guard Begins in Germany

Posted April 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Trial of 93-Year-Old Former Nazi Guard Begins in Germany. Oskar Groening, a member of the SS at Auschwitz-Birkenau, is charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder By Jonathan Zalman on The Tablet Website on April 21, 2015.

Beyond the Boundary Principle

Posted April 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Beyond the Boundary Principle By Adam Baer in The New York Times on April 21, 2015.

Earth Day 2015

Posted April 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Earth Day 2015: It’s Our Turn to Lead on the Earth Day Action Network Website.

Click Here to Read:  Obama turns up heat on climate change debate in Florida By Kevin Liptak on the CNN website on April 22, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Earth Day 2015 Quotes: 23 Inspirational, Funny And Wise Sayings That Pay Homage To Mother Nature By Philip Ross on the International Business Times website on April 21 2015. Read the rest of this post »

In defense of Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry frescoes

Posted April 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read: In defense of Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry frescoes By Tim Rivers and David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on April 21, 2015.

Diego and Frida Rivera, Frida Kahlo, 1931

Writer’s Wednesday: Honoré de Balzac

Posted April 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Honoré de Balzac on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:   Honoré de Balzac on the European Graduate School website.

Click Here to Read: Honoré de Balzac edited by Harold Bloom on the Google Books website.

Click Here to Read: Lost Illusions By Honoré de Balzac on the Google Books Website. Read the rest of this post »