Archive for April, 2017

Philosophy Thursday: Moritz Schlick

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick on WIkipedia.

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read:  On the meaning of life (Schlick) on the Mind on Fire website.

Click Here to Read: Moritz Schlick’s Meaning and Verification on the DELEUZEIONAL PLANE OF IMMANENCE on the ZCosmos Website.

Click Here to Read:  Full text of “Moritz Schlick-Positivism and Realism” on the Archive.org website. (more…)

Seeing “Moonlight” in China by Arlene Kramer Richards

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Seeing “Moonlight” in China by Arlene Kramer Richards

Sunday Salon at IPTAR: “Through the Looking Glass….” Dreams and dream-states in the Psychoanalytic Encounter

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Sunday Salon at IPTAR: “Through the Looking Glass….” Dreams and dream-states in the Psychoanalytic Encounter
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Sunday April 30, 2017, Roundtable 3:00-5:00 all are invited Open House reception to follow 5:00-6:00. IPTAR: 1651 Third Ave. #205 (92nd and Third Ave.)

Mary Libbey, PhD, (IPTAR Fellow and Faculty) Bruce Reis, PhD, (IPTAR Member and Faculty) Tuba Tokgoz, PhD, (IPTAR Member and Faculty)
Moderator: Michael Moskowitz, PhD. (IPTAR Fellow and Faculty)

IPTAR Psychoanalytic Training Programs Open House (more…)

Trump’s Travel Bans—Look Beyond the Text

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Trump’s Travel Bans—Look Beyond the Text by David Cole in The New York Review of Books n the May 11, 2017 Issue.

Protesters demonstrating against President Trump’s first travel ban, Los Angeles International Airport, January 2017

Freud, The Birthing Body, and Modern Life

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Freud, The Birthing Body, and Modern Life by Rosemary H. Balsam in the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association on February 10, 2017.

“I Want to Hate and Always Will”: The Psychoanalytic Writing of Donald J. Trump

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  “I Want to Hate and Always Will”: The Psychoanalytic Writing of Donald J. Trump by Evan Malater on the ctheory website.

Genocide’s Legacy: Preserving Auschwitz

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to View: Genocide’s Legacy: Preserving Auschwitz By Stephania Rousselle, Veda Shastri and Jpshue Thomas in The New York Times on April 27, 2017.

Climate scientist Michael Mills describes the devastation of a thermonuclear detonation

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Climate scientist Michael Mills describes the devastation of a thermonuclear detonation: People get “melted into burning pools of fat.”
By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on April 27, 2017.

An Exchange with Thomas Nagel The Mind-Body Problem and Psychoanalysis

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  An Exchange with Thomas Nagel: The Mind-Body Problem and Psychoanalysis from the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association on the Sage website, First Published May 5, 2016.

Philip Johnson’s First House Needs a New Owner

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Philip Johnson’s First House Needs a New Owner: The owners of the concrete residence known as the Booth House in Bedford, New York, are now trying to sell Johnson’s 1946 building within a month by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on April 24, 2017,

Interior of the Booth House (all photos by Robert Gregson unless otherwise noted, courtesy Matt Damora)

‘Zen And The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ Author Robert M. Pirsig Dies At 88

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  ‘Zen And The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ Author Robert M. Pirsig Dies At 88 by Laurel Wamsley on the NPR Radio WEbsite on April 24, 2017.

Author Robert Pirsig and his son Chris in 1968. Pirsig, who wrote Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, died Monday at age 88.

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San Francisco International Film Festival—Part 1

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  San Francisco International Film Festival—Part 1 By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on April 26, 2017.

A Personal History Of Holocaust Remembrance

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   A Personal History Of Holocaust Remembrance by David G. Roskies on the Forward Website on April 25, 2017.

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Introducing the Apocalypse

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Introducing the Apocalypse by Fernando Castrillón in the European Journal of Psychoanalysis.

Yom Hashoah April 23- 24, 2017

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: “This Justifies a Life: Lanzmann’s Memoir and Yom HaShoah” By Nathan Szajnberg, MD by April 17, 2012

Click Here to Read: Yom HaShoah: Whole Truth by Jonathan Kirsch in the Jewish Journal on April 26, 2011.

Click Here to Read: Yom HaShoah 2016: Remembering the 6 million Jewish people killed during the Nazi Holocaust By Amy Willis on the  Metro website on May 4, 2016.

Click Here to Read and View:  Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Memorial Day: This annual venue for remembering the victims falls on April 24 By the My Jewish Learning Staff om the My Jewish Learning website. (more…)

In Press from IPBooks.net

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Psychoanalysis: Perspectives on a Thought Collective: Selected Papers of Arnold. D. Richards Volume 2.

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Revisiting History, Concepts, and the Clinical Situation in Classical Psychoanalysis with Barbara Stimmel at CFS

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Revisiting History, Concepts, and the Clinical Situation in Classical Psychoanalysis
Eight-Session Program (12 Contact Hours), Presenter: Barbara Stimmel, PhD, Dates: 8 Tuesdays, September 5 – October 24, 2017, Time:6:30-8:00pm Location: 1185 Park Avenue (bet. 93 & 94th St) NYC

The curriculum of a psychoanalytic institute, any institute, must focus on multiple aspects of our very complex and challenging profession so that it is impossible to study many important contexts of psychoanalysis in-depth. This series aims to further and deepen the study of the Freudian project.

This program of study will do three things in an interrelated way: First, we will look at Freud as a man of his time and its science, and his culture as his and his colleague’s paradigm-shifting thought and work invaded the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. Second, participants will read several key, early papers closely to see how they reflect the challenges psychoanalysis confronted from without, and within. Third, we will apply the technique of micro-processing to current clinical material with an emphasis on some tried and true technical concepts, primarily free association within the transference, as well as patient/analyst (more…)

The Challenge of Containment: A Psychoanalytic-Systemic Perspective Workshop with Avi Nutkevitch at IPTAR

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

PLEASE NOTE — SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS EVENT
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IPTAR: The LJGould Center for Systems-Psychoanalytic Studies
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The Challenge of Containment: A Psychoanalytic-Systemic perspective., Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Workshop with Avi Nutkevitch, PhD.
10:30AM to 2:30PM, IPTAR Conference Room – 1651 3rd Avenue, Suite 205.NYC 10128). CE Credits Available — LCSW and LP
Workshop Description:

Bion states that containment “is perhaps the most important mechanism employed by the practicing psychoanalyst.” I believe that the challenge of containment is highly important not only for the psychoanalyst, but in any role, such as a manager, a consultant, the chair of a committee, a teacher and obviously for a parent. Moreover, the notion of containment is relevant not only with regard to an individual in his/her role but for organizational entities such as managements and (more…)

From Betty Joseph to Michael Eigen: The Dialectics of Change within Psychoanalysis” Aner Govrin at NPAP

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

THE PROGRAM COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS Presents “From Betty Joseph to Michael Eigen: The Dialectics of Change within Psychoanalysis” Aner Govrin, PhD, Israeli Philosopher and Psychoanalyst

TUESDAY: MAY 2, 2017, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, NPAP, 40 WEST 13 STREET, # 216, (Between 5th and 6th Avenues), Handicap accessible facility

Throughout its history, psychoanalysis has successfully embraced an amalgam of what he has defined and termed fascinated and troubled communities. A fascinated community is a group that embraces a psychoanalytic theory (such as Bion’s, Klein’s, Winnicott’s) as one embraces truth. A troubled community is one that is not satisfied with the state of psychoanalytic knowledge and seeks to generate a fundamental change that does not square with existing traditions (such as new psychoanalytic schools, scientifically troubled communities and the relational approach).
In this lecture Govrin will discuss change by troubled analysts within fascinated communities. Over time, all psychoanalytic communities undergo change. But what (more…)

CFS-NY Scientific Program – A.Richards – 5/19

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017, 8:00-10:00pm, The NY Scientific Program Committee is pleased to announce a panel discussion with audience participation on May 19, 2017 at Mt Sinai’s Hatch Auditorium.

We are celebrating the publication of Arnie Richards’ Collected Papers under the imprint of IPBooks and the CFS. We anticipate a lively exchange of ideas on Psychoanalysis in Today’s World. Our panelists are: Frank Lachmann, Arnold Richards, and Joann Turo. Art Lynch will begin with a brief intro on the editing process.

The committee is dedicated to presenting exciting, interactive, out of the box meetings.
We look forward to a Fall meeting with a panel on Helen Gediman’s new book: Stalker, Hacker, Voyeur, Spy. (more…)