Archive for January, 2017

Philosophy Thursday: Wesley C. Salmon

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Wesley C. Salmon on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Wesley C. Salmon, 75, Theorist In Realm of Improbable Events By Paul Lewis in The New York Times on May 4, 2001.

Click Here to Read: Logic by Wesley C. Salmon 1984 on the ditest website.

Click Here to Read: Letter to Editor by Wesley C. Salmon, and reply by Stephen Toulmin in the New York Review of books in May 14, 1964 issue. (more…)

Phyllis Harrison-Ross, Mental Health Pioneer, Dies at 80

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Phyllis Harrison-Ross, Mental Health Pioneer, Dies at 80 By Sam Roberts in The New York Times on January 25, 2017.

Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross at her home in Manhattan last year. She was at the forefront of promoting what is known as televisiting, to link inmates in upstate New York prisons to their families in urban areas.

EMON HASSAN FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Vamik Volkan’s Immigrants and Refugees – a look at the rising fear of ‘strangers’

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Book review: Vamik Volkan’s Immigrants and Refugees – a look at the rising fear of ‘strangers’
by Saul Austerlitz on the National Website on January 25, 2017.

A demonstrator in Berlin shows solidarity with refugees, in protest at German populist party AfD (Alternative für Deutschland), two days after the Christmas market terrorist attack in the capital on December 19. John MacDougall / AFP.

2017 APsaA Waldorf Astoria Winter Meeting Photos

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Click Here to View:  2017 APsaA Waldorf Astoria Winter Meeting Photos

Writer’s Wednesday: Jean Genet

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: America Is Trembling: Jean Genet’s Answer to Donald Trump: Jean Genet believed that money was inherently evil and the quest for power was a form of necrophilia by Tim Keane on the HyperAllergic website on January 20, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Jean Genet on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Jean Genet, the Playwright, Dies At 75 By Mel Gussow in The New York Times on April 16, 1986. (more…)

Psychoanalyzing the World’s Problems Won’t Help Us Solve Them

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalyzing the World’s Problems Won’t Help Us Solve Them by Gianpiero Petriglieri
on the Harvard Business Review website on January 24, 2017.

Laurie Wilson on Louise Nevelson at NYPSI

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

The Friends of the Brill Library invite you to attend Louise Nevelson: Light and Shadow
An Evening with Laurie Wilson February 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm


New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
247 East 82nd Street, NYC

General Admission: $10
Register Here

The Friends of the Brill Library invite you to an evening with Laurie Wilson, who will be presenting her recently published biography, Louise Nevelson: Light and Shadow (Thames & Hudson, 2016).

“Reads like at thriller with the hero, art, as savior . . . . This compelling biography examines Nevelson’s inner life, and portrays her as an artist, woman, and complex (more…)

Seventy-five years since the Wannsee Conference

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Seventy-five years since the Wannsee Conference By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on January 25, 2017.

The Wannsee Villa in a suburb of Berlin. It has now been turned into a memorial and a museum, © A. Savin, Wikimedia Commons

Menashe’ Sundance Review: Father-Son Tale Offers a Rare Glimpse into the Hasidic Cloister

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Click Here to Read: ‘Menashe’ Sundance Review: Father-Son Tale Offers a Rare Glimpse into the Hasidic Cloister: Sundance 2017: Filmed on the sly (in Yiddish) among the Brooklyn Orthodox, this tale of a father trying to regain custody of his son touches…by Claudia Puig on the Edwardsville Intelligencer website on January 23, 2017.

Philip Roth E-mails on Trump

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Philip Roth E-mails on Trump: In 2004, the writer published “The Plot Against America,” about an election that upends the country. Has it happened here? By Judith Thurman in nThe New Yorker in the January 30, 2017 Issue.

Philip Roth

Illustration by Tom Bachtell

Creating a Framework for Psychoanalysis with Brian Kloppenberg at MITPP

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

The Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, The Metropolitan Center for Mental Health and The Metropolitan Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists

Invite you to a Scientific Meeting: Friday, February 3, 2017 – 7:30 PM
CREATING A FRAMEWORK FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS Presenter: Brian Kloppenberg, LP

Developing a capacity to engage a patient analytically requires that the therapist work along with the clients over time to set up a very specific framework that can survive various intense interactions over the long term. This lecture will focus on two crucial elements of the classical analytic framework, the leased hour and daily sessions, to demonstrate how they make possible more dynamic clinical processes. These elements often come across as strange (more…)

Nuclear winter—the long-suppressed reality of nuclear war: An interview with scientist and anti-nuclear activist Steven Starr

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Nuclear winter—the long-suppressed reality of nuclear war: An interview with scientist and anti-nuclear activist Steven Starr By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site January 19, 2017.

Steven Starr

Patients’ Secrets, Analysts’ Secrets: Some reflections on their interaction with Theodore J. Jacobs at AIP

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

 

AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS, Continuing Education Program
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065 — (212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com

Patients’ Secrets, Analysts’ Secrets: Some reflections on their interaction with Theodore J. Jacobs, MD
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017 Time: 8:00 pm- 10:00 p.m.
General Admission is FREE! 2 CONTACT HOURS
Cost: $20.00 (applies only to participants wanting to receive their CE certificates)
Location: American Institute of Psychoanalysis, 329 East 62nd Street, Rm: Auditorium (more…)

A Point of View: An OP-Ed Part 6 by Ahmed Fayek

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Point of View:  An OP-Ed Part 6 by Ahmed Fayek.

What Trump Is Throwing Out the Window

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: What Trump Is Throwing Out the Window: Review Essay by Jessica T. Mathews in the New York Review of Books in the February 9, 2017 Issue.

Michael T. Flynn; drawing by James Ferguson

Movies Monday: Denial

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: ‘In the post-truth era we must fight the deniers even harder’ Deborah Lipstadt, played by Rachel Weisz in the movie Denial, tells the story of how she went to court to defend herself against the Holocaust denier David Irving by Deborah Lipstadt in the Times of London on January 23 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Rachel Weisz makes heavy weather of Holocaust courtroom drama:
Despite its pedigree – with a top-notch cast and a script by David Hare – this drama about the real-life libel case involving disgraced historian David Irving never comes to life by Nigel M Smith ont he Guardian website on September 12, 2016. (more…)

Paul Ornstein (April 4, 1924 to January 19, 2017)

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read:  IAPSP Obituary of Paul Ornstein, MD.

A Madman Comes to Power (Part 2)

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Madman Comes to Power (Part 2) by Kathleen Johnson on the No God Website on January 16, 2017.

Trump’s inauguration crowd couldn’t fill the National Mall

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump’s inauguration crowd couldn’t fill the National Mall  By Erica K. Landau on the Vice News website on January 20, 2017.

Stop Making Sense, or How to Write in the Age of Trump

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Stop Making Sense, or How to Write in the Age of Trump by Aleksander Hemon on the Voice website on January 17, 2017.