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Philosophy Thursday: A. J. Ayer

Posted February 27th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

aj-ayerClick Here to Read:  A. J. Ayer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Alfred Jules Ayer on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website on May 7, 2005.

Click Here to Read:  AJ ‘Freddie’ Ayer on Language, Truth and Logic on Glyn  Hughes’ Squashed Philosopher’s website.

The Process and Meaning of Insight in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy by Jacob Arlow

Posted February 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read:   The Process and Meaning of Insight in
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy by Jacob Arlow.

64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 3

Posted February 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read:  64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 3 We Come as Friends and Run Boy Run: Two more films that take a serious approach By Stefan Steinberg  on the World Socialist Web Site on  February 26, 2014.

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Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at YIVO

Posted February 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books, Music

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U.S. applicants not seeking financial assistance may apply until April 30.In 2014, the Uriel Weinreich Read the rest of this post »

Vienna Complex Exhibition

Posted February 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

ViennaComplexOpen Daily, 10AM – 6PM. Free Admission.
EXHIBITION OPENING: WEDNESDAY FEB 26, 2014, 6PM – 8PM
Museum of Modern Art
Artists: EI ARAKAWA & SHIMON MINAMIKAWA, JOSEF DABERNIG, VERENA DENGLER, ANKE DYES & NIKLAS LICHTI, HARUN FAROCKI, TONIO KRÖNER, ULLA ROSSEK, ASTRID WAGNER, FRANZ WEST, HEIMO ZOBERNIG
Curator: COSIMA RAINER
Exhibition Design: ASTRID WAGNER Read the rest of this post »

What Ever Happened to Plain Old Apocalypse?

Posted February 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:   What Ever Happened to Plain Old Apocalypse? by Ira Chernus on the Tom Dispatch.com website on February 25, 2014.

Professor talks psychoanalysis and history

Posted February 26th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Professor talks psychoanalysis and history by David Kurkovskiy on the Yale Daily News website on February 26, 2014.

In Memorial Jim Hall 1930-2013

Posted February 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music, Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:  Jim Hall December 4, 1930 – December 10, 2013 website.


Click Here to Read:   In Memorial Jim Hall 1930-2013 in the New York City Jazz Record.

Click to find links to other remembrances:  Jim Hall 1930-2013.

 

The Brain’s Inner Language

Posted February 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  The Brain’s Inner Language By James  Gorman in The New York Times on Febuary. 24, 2014.

When neurons in the brain of a live mouse, top, are active, they flash brightly. Dr. Clay Reid, above left, and colleagues at the Allen Institute for Brain Science are working with mice to better understand the human mind. Above center, areas of the mouse cortex related to vision, and connected to other parts involving visual perception. CreditZach Wise for The New York Times

Still Living the Dream – and Explaining

Posted February 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Still Living the Dream – and Explaining By Matthew Blanchard and Katelyn Zmigrodski on the Teacher’s College Columbia University Website on February 24, 2014.

Psychoanalytic Fair participants, from left: Mary Birarelli,Michael Levy, Marianne Tramelli,Aurelie Athan,Marie Hansen,Naomi Naiztat, Matthew Blanchard and Megha Sardana

Sigmund Freud Dies in England

Posted February 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:   English Translation of article titled Sigmund Freud Dies in England in the  Jewish Daily Forward on  September 24 or 25, 1939.

Click Here to Read: Original Article in Yiddish of Sigmund Freud Dies in England in Jewish Daily Forward on September 24 or 25, 1939.

 

 

Lacan on Psychoanalytic Savoir-Faire and the Sinthome with Adriana Passini and Martin Winn at Après-Coup

Posted February 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Friday, February 28, 2014, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
LACAN ON PSYCHOANALYTIC SAVOIR-FAIRE AND THE SINTHOME, Seminar

ADRIANA PASSINI and MARTIN WINN

Beginning with readings of selected classes from Lacan’s Seminar XI, The Four Fundamental Concepts of  Psychoanalysis, we will address the notions of the unconscious, repetition, and transference, and Lacan’s idea of Read the rest of this post »

Sociology and Anthropology Monday: Auguste Comte

Posted February 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Sociology Monday

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Auguste Comte (1798-1857) was born to conservative, royalist and Catholic parents. A precocious student with a photographic memory he graduated with top honours from the Lycée at Montpellier at the age of 14 ½. He passed the entrance examinations for the EcolePolytechnique with the highest marks in southern and central France, yet he was not yet 16 and had to wait a year to begin his studies at the Ecole. Comte became a student Read the rest of this post »

Hanging Our Brains on the Tree of Life with Rob DeSalle at NYPSI

Posted February 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuropsychoanalysis
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

Saturday, March 1, 2014, 10 am – 12 pm
Rob DeSalle, Ph.D. Curator of Entomology American Museum of Natural History
Will present on Hanging Our Brains on the Tree of Life
Discussant: Robert Scharf, M.D Read the rest of this post »

The Jewish Gang That Pulled Off the Most Famous Bank Robbery in Communist History

Posted February 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read:  The Jewish Gang That Pulled Off the Most Famous Bank Robbery in Communist History. A new Romanian film starring Vera Farmiga recreates a notorious incident with echoes in today’s European anti-Semitism By Jonathan Levin on the Tablet website on February 20, 2014.

A still from Irene Lusztig’s film Reconstruction, 2002. (Courtesy of Irene Lusztig)

The rebellious photographer

Posted February 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

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Click Here to Read:  The rebellious photographer by Oman Observer on the Oman Observer website on  February 22, 2014.

Forgiveness in Intimate Relationships: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Posted February 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Table of Contents of Forgiveness in Intimate Relationships: A Psychoanalytic Perspective by Shahrzad Siassi.

Click Here to  Read:  Chapter One of  Forgiveness in Intimate Relationships: A Psychoanalytic Perspective by Shahrzad Siassi.

Click Here to Order:  Forgiveness in Intimate Relationships: A Psychoanalytic Perspective by  Shahrzad Siass on Amazon.com

 

Evolutionary Origins of Human Sexual Motivation

Posted February 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read:  Evolutionary Origins of Human Sexual Motivation by Dietrich Klusmann,  Paper read at the International Conference, “Trans-cultural Universals II: Sexuality,  Reproduction, and Kinship”, September 27-30, 2006, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for  Advanced Study), Delmenhorst, Germany.

Dietrich Klusmann

 

 

On Why I Take Yiddish

Posted February 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  On Why I Take Yiddish BY Dani Plung  on the New Voices website on  November 27, 2013.|

If you can read this, thank a Bubbe. | CC via Wikimedia Commons.

On Washington’s birthday, 1790 letter from Jewish congregation

Posted February 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Permit the children of the stock of Abraham to approach you with the most cordial affection and esteem for your person and merits ~~ and to join with our fellow citizens in welcoming you to NewPort.

With pleasure we reflect on those days ~~ those days of difficulty, and danger, when the God of Israel, who delivered David from the peril of the sword, ~~ shielded Your head in the day of battle: ~~ and we rejoice to think, that the same Spirit, who rested in the Bosom of the greatly beloved Daniel enabling him to preside over the Provinces of the Babylonish Read the rest of this post »