Archive for December, 2014

Psychology Sunday: Martin Bergmann

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Martin S. Bergmann on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Martin S. Bergmann, Psychoanalyst and an On-Screen Philosopher, Dies at 100 By Margalit Fox in The New York Times on JANuary 26, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Intimate Portrait: Martin S. Bergmann, PhD By Sebastian Zimmerman, MD in The Psychiatric Times on October 08, 2012.

Click Here to Read:  Love and Its Objects: On the Contributions to Psychoanalysis of Martin S. Bergmann by Fredric T. Perlman, Ph.D. in Psychoanalytic Review, Vol. 86, No. 6, 1999). (more…)

Social Work Saturday: Jane Hall

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Jane Hall’s Website.

Click Here To Read:  The future of psychoanalytic education:thoughts on exclusion by Jane Hall on this Website.

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalytic Work in Today’s World: What Would Freud Think? by Jane Hall on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Hate and Love in Psychoanalytic Institutes by Jurgen Reader, Reviewed by Jane Hall on this website.

Click Here to Read:  The Sandy Hook Massacre: What We Can Do by Jane Hall on this website.

Click Here to Read:
Nine Lives by Newell Fischer, reviewed by Jane Hall on this website.

New albums from saxophonists Dayna Stephens and Walter Smith III

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: New albums from saxophonists Dayna Stephens and Walter Smith III By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Web Site on December 27, 2014.

Dayna Stephens [Photo by Christopher Drukker]

Heidegger: Thinking of Being

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Heidegger: Thinking of Being by Lee Braver, Reviewed by Sacha Golob, King’s College London on the University of Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews website.

Badiou and Plato: An Education by Truths

Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Badiou and Plato: An Education by Truths by A. J. Bartlett Reviewed by Russell Grigg  on the Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews website.

Note from the CFS President

Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Dear Colleagues,

The last several months have been very active ones at the CFS.

We are eagerly looking ahead to 2015, when our new website will be launched, our new class of NYC candidates will begin, and our efforts toward creating an integrative curriculum (Child/Adolescent/Adult) will be in full swing. It is an exciting time at the Contemporary Freudian Society! (more…)

Human Costs of the Forever Wars, Enough to Fill a Bookshel

Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Click Here To Read: Human Costs of the Forever Wars, Enough to Fill a Bookshelf By Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times on December 25, 2014.

From left, Phil Klay, Kayla Williams, Michael Pitre, Brian Castner, Matt Gallagher and Brandon Willitts. TONY CENICOLA / THE NEW YORK TIMES

Psychoanalysis and Empirical Research: The Example of Alexithymia

Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis and Empirical Research: The Example of Alexithymia by Graeme J. Taylor & R. Michael Bagby in The Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association February 2013 vol. 61 no. 1 99-133.

How Losing a Job Can Be Bad for Your Health

Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: How Losing a Job Can Be Bad for Your Health by Claire Cain Miller in The New York Times on December 23, 2014.

An indoor cycling class at Chelsea Market in New York. In recent years, unemployment has resulted in a substantial decline in physical activity, a study says. Credi tJulieta Cervantes for The New York Times

Public transit tops list of the most depressing jobs

Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  Public transit tops list of the most depressing jobs By Chris Perez in The New York Post on December 25, 2014.

Photo: Robert Miller

Philosophy Thursday: Alfred North Whitehead

Friday, December 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Alfred North Whitehead on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Alfred North Whitehead on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: Alfred North Whitehead’s Process and Reality, Reviewed by Alex Scott on the Angel Fire Website.

Click Here To Read: Other Posts on Philosophy Thursday on this website.

CAPA Dim Sum 2015

Friday, December 26th, 2014

The China American Psychoanalytic Alliance in conjunction with the
California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University
Presents:
Dim Sum Lunch & Discussion Groups

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Saturday, January 17 9:20 AM – 2:30 PM

RED EGG 202 Centre Street NYC (more…)

The 39 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The 39 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014 by  By Elizabeth Plank on the Identities.mic website December 4, 2014.

Goethe-Institut Boston to Present A Case Named Freud

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Goethe-Institut Boston to Present A Case Named Freud,  Commemorating 70th Anniversary of the Holocaust on the Broadway World website on December 23, 2014.

Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy by Peter Unger, Reviewed by Katherine Hawley, University of St Andrews on the University of Notre Dame Website on December 25, 2014.

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The Politics of Demonology

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Politics of Demonology by Ben Debney on his website on December 24, 2014.

Writer’s Wednesday: Robert Musil

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Robert Musil on Wikipdia.

Click Here to Read: Exhuming Robert Musil: A Fresh Look at The Man Without Qualities by Ted Gioia on the Great Books Website.

Click Here to Read:  Nowhere man: Continuing her series on the novel, Jane Smiley discusses The Man without Qualities by Robert Musil, who, she says, is long overdue a revival by Jane Smiley in The Guardian on June 16, 2006.

Click Here to Read:  Robert Edler von Musil (1880-1942) on the Books and Writes website.

Freud Gets Marathon Reading Treatment

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Freud Gets Marathon Reading Treatment By Jennifer Schuessler in The New York Times on December 22, 2014.

Robert S. Wallerstein (1921-2014)

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Robert S. Wallerstein on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  On Robert Wallerstein from the IPA and Amy Wallerstein.

Click Here to Read:  Robert Wallerstein, President of the IPA 1985 – 1989 on this website.

Click Here to Read:  Merton Gill, Psychotherapy, and Psychoanalysis: A Personal Dialogue by Robert R. Wallerstein on this website.

 

 

Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses By The Editorial Board of The New York Times on December 21, 2014.

Dick Cheney. CreditWin McNamee/Getty Images.