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Wisdom Won from Illness

Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

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HARDCOVER

$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674967847

Publication Date: 01/02/2017

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344 pages

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

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Wisdom Won from Illness
  • 2. Integrating the Nonrational Soul
  • 3. What Is a Crisis of Intelligibility?
  • 4. A Lost Conception of Irony
  • 5. Waiting for the Barbarians
  • 6. The Ironic Creativity of Socratic Doubt
  • 7. Rosalind’s Pregnancy
  • 8. Technique and Final Cause in Psychoanalysis
  • 9. Jumping from the Couch
  • 10. Eros and Development
  • 11. Mourning and Moral Psychology
  • 12. Allegory and Myth in Plato’s Republic
  • 13. The Psychic Efficacy of Plato’s Cave
  • 14. The Ethical Thought of J. M. Coetzee
  • 15. Not at Home in Gilead
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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