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Author Katz, S. Montana
Title Metaphor and Fields : Common Ground, Common Language, and the Future of Psychoanalysis
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
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Descript 1 online resource (262 pages)
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Series Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Ser
Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Ser
Note Cover -- METAPHOR AND FIELDS -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Preliminary Foundational Concepts -- 3 Metaphoric Processes -- 4 Metaphor in Psychoanalysis and Clinical Data -- 5 Metaphor and Conflict -- 6 Metaphor, Meaning, and the Mind -- 7 Metaphor in Three Psychoanalytic Perspectives -- 8 Metaphor and Metonymy as the Basis of a New Psychoanalytic Language -- 9 Metaphor and Psychodynamic Research -- 10 Psychoanalytic Field Concepts -- 11 Context for the Barangers' Work on the Psychoanalytic Field -- 12 Metaphor in Analytic Field Theory -- 13 Field Theory, the "Talking Cure," and Metaphoric Processes -- 14 Field, Process, and Metaphor -- 15 Metaphor, Analytic Field, and Spiral Process -- 16 Other Fields Within the Analytic Field -- 17 The Analytic Relationship in Field Theory -- Bibliography -- Index
Metaphor and Fields is an explanation and demonstration of the value of metaphoric processes and fields in psychoanalysis. In this book, Montana Katz articulates a future direction for psychoanalysis which is progressively explored, taking into account features essential to psychoanalysts of all persuasions, clinically and theoretically. In this way, psychoanalysis is brought into the postmodern future by fashioning an umbrella for the discipline. With this umbrella, the barriers to mutual understanding may be dismantled and a path permanently forged to the possibility of meaningful international, intercultural, interdisciplinary and poly-perspectival psychoanalytic exchange. Metaphor and Fields organically merges work on metaphoric processes with work on fields. The use of a framework with metaphoric processes and fields combined exhibits the uniqueness of psychoanalysis and shows how it explores and explains human experience. The relational fields of the North American school of relational theory, intersubjective matrices, self object matrices, and the ground breaking work of Madeleine and Willy Baranger are all examples of field concepts that have been successfully employed in theoretical frameworks and clinical technique. They show how other schools of thought can be understood as using an implicit field concept. The chapters in this book approach the subject from diverse vantage points. Taken together, they form an intricate web of psychoanalytic thought that moves the scope of psychoanalysis beyond dispute towards the open, inclusive discussion of core concepts and technique. Metaphor and Fields will be of interest to psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, mental health clinicians, psychologists, social workers, and a wide academic audience drawn from the fields of philosophy, linguistics, comparative literature, anthropology and sociology
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Katz, S. Montana Metaphor and Fields : Common Ground, Common Language, and the Future of Psychoanalysis London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2012 9780415631716
Subject Psychoanalysis.;Field theory (Social psychology);Metaphor -- Psychological aspects
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