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The Face of an Angel and Danny Collins: A notorious murder trial and an aging musician

Posted July 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read: The Face of an Angel and Danny Collins: A notorious murder trial and an aging musician
By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on July 10, 2015.

The Face of an Angel

Where is the Evidence for “Evidence-Based” Therapy?

Posted July 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read:  Where is the Evidence for “Evidence-Based” Therapy? by Jonathan Shedler.

Psychologists Shielded U.S. Torture Program, Report Finds

Posted July 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Psychologists Shielded U.S. Torture Program, Report Finds By James Risen in The New York Times on July 10, 2015.

The headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va. A new report examines the collaboration between psychologists and officials at the C.I.A. and the Pentagon.CreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Psychoanalysis and the Ideologies of Science

Posted July 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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lil'Arnie-crop picClick Here to Read:  Psychoanalysis and the Ideologies of Science by Jon Mills.

This article originally appeared as: Jon Mills Psy.D., Ph.D., C.Psych., ABPP (2015) Psychoanalysis and the Ideologies of Science, Psychoanalytic Inquiry: A Topical Journal for Mental Health Professionals, 35:sup1, 24-44 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalysis in Crisis:  The Danger of Ideology by Arnold Richards.

This article originally appeared as: Richards, A.D.  (2015).   Psychoanalysis in Crisis:  The Danger of Ideology.  The Psychoanalytic Review 102(3): 389-405  and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

COWAP Book Launch: Myths of Might Women at IPA Boston Congress

Posted July 10th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Books

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Those who are attending the Boston IPA Conference: Please join us for a toast at  COWAP Book Launch that includes our new co-edited book. Seaport Trade Center: Cityview Room 2 : July 25: 12:45-1:45. Please RSVP to Psypsa@aol.com ASAP if you plan to attend.

Click Here to Read:  Front and Back Covers for Myths of Mighty Women: Their Application in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Offer Dueling Accounts of Detroit’s Industrial Glory

Posted July 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read:  Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Offer Dueling Accounts of Detroit’s Industrial Glory by Lisa John Rogers on the Hyperallergic blog on July 8, 2015.

Frida Kahlo, “Self-Portrait on the Borderline between Mexico and the United States” (1932), oil on metal (private collection)

It’s not ethical to review works by friends, so I’ll simply praise some

Posted July 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Books

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Click Here to Read: It’s not ethical to review works by friends, so I’ll simply praise some by Paul Levy on his Plain English Blog on July 9, 2015.

Michael Craig-Martin, “Eye of the Storm,” 2002 (detail)

How a Transparent Fish May Help Decode the Brain

Posted July 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: How a Transparent Fish May Help Decode the Brain: An outspoken Harvard neuroscientist is tackling the wondrous challenge of understanding the workings of the brain by Ariel Sabar on the  Smithsonian.com website on July 8, 2015.

For the first time, Florian Engert and his team mapped every firing neuron in a living animal. (Richard Schultz)

Bringing Back the Revolution at IPTAR

Posted July 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

IPTAR (in conjunction with The New School) continues its programs  “Bringing Back the Revolution

SAVE THE DATES – 2015-2016

OCTOBER 24, 2015

Elizabeth Young-Breuhl Memorial Lecture

DAVID L. ENG, PH.D., Guest Speaker, “Racial Melancholia”

PATRICIA GHEROVICI, PH.D., Discussant

Panel: SUJATHA SUBRAMANIAN, PH.D., SAMANTHA SEMPER, PH.D., & C. JAMA ADAMS, PH.D. Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: Émile Benveniste

Posted July 9th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read: Émile Benveniste on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Émile Benveniste and the Linguistics of Dialogue by Stéphane Mosès in Revue de métaphysique et de morale 2001/4 (No 32): 509 – 525 on the Cairn-info website.

Click Here to Read: Structuralism and linguistics:Émile Benveniste  in conversation with Pierre Daix, 1968, translated by Matt Reeck in the Jacket Magazine 35. Read the rest of this post »

The Hijackers

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

FromDeepStateSyrian NotebookThe Rise of Islamic StateIsis Inside the Army of TerrorClick Here to Read: The Hijackers, Review of From Deep State to Islamic State: The Arab Counter-Revolution and Its Jihadi Legacy by Jean-Pierre Filiu; Syrian Notebooks: Inside the Homs Uprising by Jonathan Littell; The Rise of Islamic State: Isis and the New Sunni Revolution by Patrick Cockburn; Isis: Inside the Army of Terror by Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan, Reviewed by Hugh Roberts in the London Review of Books on Vol. 37 No. 14 · 16 July 2015

There’s a single nerve that connects all of your vital organs — and it might just be the future of medicine

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  There’s a single nerve that connects all of your vital organs — and it might just be the future of medicine by Gaia Vince on the Mosaic on June 1, 2015,

Terminator Genisys and the trajectory of American “independent” filmmaking

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

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Click Here to Read: Terminator Genisys and the trajectory of American “independent” filmmaking By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on July 8, 2015.

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China’s Young Postmodern, Post-Mao Artists

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read: China’s Young Postmodern, Post-Mao Artists by John Seed on the Hyperallergic website on July 7, 2015.

Chi Peng, “Sprinting Forward 4″ (2004), C-print, 55 x 81 x 2 1/2 in. (framed) (Collection of Andrew and Heather Rayburn, all images courtesy the Orange County Museum of Art).

New Horizons spacecraft prepares for Pluto flyby

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: New Horizons spacecraft prepares for Pluto flyby By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on July 8, 2015.

Artist’s conception of the New Horizons spacecraft as it encounters Pluto.

The Hidden Freud: His Hassidic Roots

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Chapter 1: Sigmund Freud and the Rebbe Rashab from
by Joseph Berke.

Click Here to Buy:  The Hidden Freud: His Hassidic Roots by Joseph Berke on Amazon.com

Return of the king

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Return of the king: The ‘cosplay Caliphate’ of ISIS is a deadly fantasy, but a familiar one in the West. It feeds the same urges as Tolkien by Benjamin Dueholm on the aeon webwite.

The Battle of Karbala by Abbas Al-Musavi. Late 19th – early 20th C. Brooklyn Musuem. Photo by Corbis

The Tiger’s Stripe: Some Thoughts on Psychoanalysis, Gnosis, and the Experience of Wonderment

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: The Tiger’s Stripe: Some Thoughts on Psychoanalysis, Gnosis, and the Experience of Wonderment by Kerry Gordon, Ph.D.

This article originally appeared as: Gordon, K. (2004). The Tiger’s Stripe: Some Thoughts on Psychoanalysis, Gnosis, and the Experience of Wonderment. Contemporary Psychoanalysis 40:5-45 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Is psychotherapy for depression any better than a sugar pill?

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Is psychotherapy for depression any better than a sugar pill? By James Coyne PhD on the PLOS blogs website on June 25, 2013.

Writer’s Wednesday: Albert Camus

Posted July 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Albert Camus on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Facing History: Why we love Camus by Adam Gopnik in the New Yorker on April 9, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Why is Albert Camus Still a Stranger in His Native Algeria? On the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famed novelist, our reporter searches the north African nation for signs of his legacy By Joshua Hammer in the Smithsonian Magazine Read the rest of this post »