Archive for February, 2015

Still Alice and Kingsman: The Secret Service—A woman battles disease and a street kid helps save the world

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Still Alice and Kingsman: The Secret Service—A woman battles disease and a street kid helps save the world By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on February 23, 2015.

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The Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis Nexus: “Mental Disorders” Drives Big Pharma Profit and Social Control

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis Nexus: “Mental Disorders” Drives Big Pharma Profit and Social Control By Joachim Hagopian on the Global Research website on February 23, 2015.

John Stuart Mill’s relationships, his “mental crisis,” and the writing of The Subjection of Women

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: John Stuart Mill’s relationships, his “mental crisis,” and the writing of The Subjection of Women by Şule Özler, Ph.D. and Pys.D. on the  UCLA website.

Analysts’ couch therapy is a ‘shrinking’ profession

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Analysts’ couch therapy is a ‘shrinking’ profession By Susannah Cahalan in The New York Post on February 22, 2015.

‘The Evil Hours,’ by David J. Morris

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  ‘The Evil Hours,’ by David J. Morris, Reviewed by Jennifer Percy in The New York Times on February 20, 2015.

Sigmund Freud’s Jewish Identity: Evidence From his Correspondence

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Sigmund Freud’s Jewish Identity: Evidence From his Correspondence by Moshe Gresser.

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Sheep or goat? Chinese New Year is more about substance than zodiac creature

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Sheep or goat? Chinese New Year is more about substance than zodiac creature on the Japan Times News website on February 20, 2015.

Strangers in the Mirror Podcast with Oliver Sacks

Monday, February 23rd, 2015


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Click Here to Listen to:  Strangers in the Mirror Podcast with Oliver Sacks on the Radio Lab website on June 15, 2010.

Click Here to Read: Oliver Sacks on this website.

Click Here to Read: A Brain With a Heart on this website.

Click Here to Read: My Own Life: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer on this website. (more…)

Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Empty Ideas: A Critique of  Analytic Philosophy  by Peter Unger , Reviewed by Timothy Williamson in The Times Literary Supplement on January 16 2015.

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. (more…)

North American Working Parties Mtg – 3/7 Co-Sponsored by CFS

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

North American Working Parties Steering Committee
Working Parties of the North American WP Project
Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2015

Sites: New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and Private Psychoanalytic Offices in New York City

Co-Sponsored by the Contemporary Freudian Society
and the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society

Cost: $196 (more…)

Movies Monday: Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View: Jimmy P – Trailer on YouTube.

Click here to Read:  Arnaud Desplechin’s “Jimmy P” by Richard Brody In The New Yorker on February 17, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Therapist and Patient, Odd and Charming: ‘Jimmy P.’ Recounts a Case Study of a Noble Soul in Torment By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on February. 13, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Two Exiles, Digging Through The Past For Clues To Their Present by Mark Jenkins on the NPR website on February 13, 2014. (more…)

Scientist, Spy, Genius: Who Was Bruno Pontecorvo?

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Scientist, Spy, Genius: Who Was Bruno Pontecorvo? Review of: Half-Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy by Frank Close, Reviewed by Freeman Dyson in The New York Review of Books in the March 5, 2015 Issue.

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On The Jewish Question by Karl Marx

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: On The Jewish Question by Karl Marx, Written: Autumn 1843; First Published: February, 1844 in Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher, on the Marxists.org website.

Psychology Sunday: Jerome Kagan

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Jerome Kagan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Understanding our personalities requires a lesson in history To better understand human behavior, developmental psychology pioneer Jerome Kagan urges psychologists to look back before moving ahead By Amy Novotney American Psychological Association Monitor in the 2008, Vol 39, No. 11 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  SPIEGEL Interview with Jerome Kagan: ‘What About Tutoring Instead of Pills?’ Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan is one of the world’s leading (more…)

In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infighting

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: In Boston, Klezmer musical spoofs Jewish infighting:  Based on a novel by Israel Zangwill, ‘The King of Second Avenue’ pits an uptown Ashkenazi mogul against a downtown Sephardi ‘schnorrer’ with nothing but ‘kishkes’
BY Matt Lebovic in The Israel Times on February 20, 2015.

The Jewish Journey: America

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Jewish Journey: America Premieres March 3, 2015 on PBS.

Click Here to Read: “Jewish Journey” To Premiere March 3 on the Times Herald.com website on February 21, 2015,

Click Here to Read: The Jewish Journey on this Website.

A Black Mississippi Judge’s Breathtaking Speech to Three White Murderers

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  A Black Mississippi Judge’s Breathtaking Speech to Three White Murderers By National Public Radio  February 19, 2015.

Sabina Spielrein: Sideshow & Sex Object or Thinker of Original Genius? with John Launer at NPAP

Friday, February 20th, 2015

NPAP – National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis
Continuing Education Committee invites
members, candidates and the wider analytic community
to a Visiting Scholar Evening

Dr. John Launer
Tavistock Clinic, London

Sabina Spielrein:
Sideshow & Sex Object or
Thinker of Original Genius?

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 6-8 pm (more…)

Contemporary Psychoanalytic Field Theory with Montana Katz at NPAP

Friday, February 20th, 2015

THE PROGRAM COMMITTEE
OF THE NATIONAL PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS
PRESENTS: CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOANALYTIC FIELD THEORY: A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
PRESENTER: Montana Katz, Ph.D.
DISCUSSANT: Martin Silverman, M. D.
MODERATOR: Alan Roland, Ph.D.

Montana Katz will describe and compare the three main paradigms of contemporary psychoanalytic field theory. These are the models based on the work of Madeleine and Willy Baranger in South America, on psychoanalytic developments in North America which are included in the Relational Turn, and on the work of Antonino Ferro in Europe. (more…)

Esther Freud’s stories give order to the chaotic past of a house, a novel and its author

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Esther Freud’s stories give order to the chaotic past of a house, a novel and its author by Fiona Gruber on the Sydney Morning Herald website on February 21, 2015.