The website that never sleeps....



Philosophy Thursday: Jeremy Bentham

Posted October 8th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

JeremyBentham

Click Here to Read: Jeremy Bentham on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Jeremy Bentham on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read: Jeremy Bentham (1748 – 1832) on the Utiliatarian.com website.

Click Here to Read: An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham on the Library of Economics and Liberty website. Read the rest of this post »

I have one of the best jobs in academia. Here’s why I’m walking away

Posted October 7th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

ProfessorQuits

Click Here to Read: I have one of the best jobs in academia. Here’s why I’m walking away by Oliver Lee on the Vox website on September 8, 2015

Psychoanalysis and Buddhism with Jeffrey B. Rubin at CFS

Posted October 7th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Psychoanalysis and Buddhism
Six-Session Program (9 Contact Hours)
Instructor: Jeffrey B. Rubin, PhD
Dates: November 2, 9, 16, 23
December 7 and 14, 2015
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Upper West Side, NYC

We live in a world where increasing numbers of mental health professionals meditate, and in which meditators, including Buddhist teachers, avail themselves of psychotherapy. There is a burgeoning interest in the relationship between these two disciplines of transformation.

Both psychoanalysis and Buddhism are concerned with alleviating suffering and illuminating human identity. Each Read the rest of this post »

The Martian: A modern Robinson Crusoe

Posted October 7th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

The_Martian

Click Here to Read: The Martian: A modern Robinson Crusoe By David Walsh on The World Socialist Web Site on October 7, 2015.

Matt Damon in The Martian

SEMINAR SERIES: Presentations on Sexuality and the Social Link at Après-Coup

Posted October 7th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

SexualitySeminarApresCoup

2015-2016 SEMINAR SERIES
Presentations on Sexuality and the Social Link

November 4, 2015
Martin Winn: The Subject and the Social Link

November 18, 2015
Lilian Ferrari: On the Impossibility of Saying The Whole Truth

December 9, 2015
Adriana Passini, The Four Discourses in the Direction of the Cure Read the rest of this post »

Writer’s Wednesday: William Faulkner

Posted October 7th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

WilliamFaulkner

Click Here to Read: William Faulkner on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  William Faulkner on the Mississippi Writer’s Page Website.

Click Here to Read:  How William Faulkner Tackled Race — and Freed the South From Itself by John jeremiah Sullivan in The Nwe York Times on June 28, 2012.

Click Here to Read: The Faulkner Truthers by Maria Bustillos on the Awl website on April 22, 2014, Read the rest of this post »

The Therapeutic Gaze

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

TherapeuticGaze

Click Here to Read:  The Therapeutic Gaze By Orna Shacher in The New York Times on October 5, 2015.

7 Reasons Why Laziness Is a Myth … but here’s what may really be holding you back

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Lazyness

Click Here to Read: 7 Reasons Why Laziness Is a Myth … but here’s what may really be holding you back by Laura D. Miller, LCSW on the Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action blog on the Psychology Today website on October 3, 2015.

Source: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock

A Psychoanalytic Collage

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

PsychoanalyticCollage

Campuses Debate Rising Demands for ‘Comfort Animals’

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

ANIMALS

Click Here to Read: Campuses Debate Rising Demands for ‘Comfort Animals’ By Jan Hoffman in The New York Times on October 4, 2015.

Mary McCarthy and Carl, her rabbit, with her roommate, Rachel Brill, and her dog Theo, in their campus apartment at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Carl and Theo are emotional support animals, permitted by the college to live on campus.CreditDrew Angerer for The New York Times

Scientists Hope to Learn How Pompeians Lived, Before the Big Day

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Pompeii

Click Here to Read: Scientists Hope to Learn How Pompeians Lived, Before the Big Day By Eliabetta Povoledo in The New York Times on October. 5, 2015.

Casts of the victims of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in site of Pompeii, Italy. Scientists are scanning the casts to learn what the contents can reveal about daily life before the eruption.CreditGianni Cipriano for The New York Times

Jane Hall’s pick for Lyrical Tuesday: “Autumn in New York”

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Lyrical Tuesdays

AutumninNewYork

Click Here to Listen to: Autumn in New York sung by Frank Sinatra on YouTube.

Click Here to Listen to:  Autumn in New York sung by Billie Holiday on YouTube.

“Autumn In New York”

Autumn in New York
Why does it seem so inviting?
Autumn in New York
It spells the thrill of first-knighting Read the rest of this post »

Chantal Akerman has died aged 65

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies, Obituaries

chantal-akerman

Click Here to Read: Chantal Akerman has died aged 65: Akerman leaves behind a groundbreaking body of work, including the three-hour classic Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles by Samuel Wigley on the  October 6, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Postscript: Chantal Akerman by Richard Brody in The New Yorker on October 6, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Chantal Akerman, Whose Films Examined Women’s Inner Lives, Dies at 65 By Rachel Donadio and Cara Buckley October 6, 2015.

Steven Reisner on Resistance and Resistance

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Papers

StevenReisner

Click Here to View:  Steven Reisner on Resistance and Resistance on YouTube. Steven Reisner, PhD is a psychoanalyst and an activist who works publicly to combat political violence and privately to prevent suffering from becoming illness. Published on September 16, 2015.

Freud Award announcement

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

The American Society of Psychoanalytic Physicians is pleased to announce that Harold P Blum, MD is recipient of the Sigmund Freud Award for 2015. Some previous awardees include Otto Kernberg, Charles Brenner, Arnold Richards, Glen Gabbard, Henry Lothane, Robert Michels, Aaron Beck, James Strain, Elise Snyder, Mark Solms, and, most recently, Richard Friedman. Dr. Blum was cited for his essential and significant contributions to the practice, scholarship, and science of psychoanalysis.

Dr. Blum is a senior Training and Supervising Analyst at the Psychoanalytic Institute of the New York University Read the rest of this post »

Movies Monday: Pinocchio

Posted October 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies Monday

Pinocchio-Movie-Poster

Click Here to Read: Pinocchio (1940) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Pinocchio (1940) THE SCREEN IN REVIEW; ‘Pinocchio,’ Walt Disney’s Long-Awaited Successor to ‘Snow White,’ Has Its Premiere at the Center Theatre–Other New Films by Frank S. Nugent in The New York Times on February 6, 1940.

Click Here to Read: PINOCCHIO Reviewed by Roger Ebert on the Roger Ebert.com website on November 22, 1998.

Click Here to Read: Review: ‘Pinocchio’ by the Variety Staff in Variety on December 31, 1939. Read the rest of this post »

The Infinite Judgment with Daniel Heller-Roazen at Après-Coup

Posted October 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Friday, October 9, 2015, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
THE INFINITE JUDGMENT, Foundations of Psychoanalysis DANIEL HELLER-ROAZEN

How can speech that seems to be negative be, in truth, affirmative? Aristotle, Kant and Deleuze propose some far-reaching answers to the question in their theories of indefinite naming, infinite judgment and the disjunctive synthesis. Read the rest of this post »

Valeant’s Drug Price Strategy Enriches It, but Infuriates Patients and Lawmakers

Posted October 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Business and Finance

drugprices

Click Here to Read:  Valeant’s Drug Price Strategy Enriches It, but Infuriates Patients and Lawmakers By Andrew Pollack and Sabrina Tavernise in The New York Times on October 4, 2015.

Susan Mannes with her husband, Bruce, outside their Grandville, Mich., home.CreditEmily Rose Bennett for The New York Times

New Psychiatric DNA Testing Is Unproven Ground

Posted October 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

DNATesting

Click Here to Read: New Psychiatric DNA Testing Is Unproven Ground by Susan Donaldson James on the NBC News website on October 4 2015.

Time Out of Mind: Richard Gere as a homeless man in New York City

Posted October 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

timeoutofmind

Click Here to Read:  Time Out of Mind: Richard Gere as a homeless man in New York City By Robert Fowler on the World Socialist Web Site on October 5, 2015.