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The Psychoanalytic Mind

From Freud to Philosophy

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674720961

Publication Date: 02/01/1996

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6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Marcia Cavell elaborates the view, traceable from Wittgenstein to Davidson, that there is no thought, and thus no meaning, without language, and shows how this concurs with psychoanalytic theory and practice. Cavell’s argument takes up several issues of continuing interest to both philosophers and psychoanalysts, including the explanation of action, especially irrational action, the concept of subjectivity, the minds of children, the genealogy of morals, and narration in "life stories."

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