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Psychotic Metaphysics
Author: Eric Rhode

ISBN: 9781855750746
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 17 December 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 14.7 x 2.2
Description:
The threshold that Melanie Klein found to exist between the paranoid-schizoid and the depressive positions is the site of a series of transformations - extremely inducing murder or suicide - in which habitual forms of discourse break down. W. R. Bion defined the series of transformations as a state of catastrophic change: it is comparable to the stage in rites of passage, as described by Arnold van Gennep, in which initiates undergo an experience of psychic eclipse.
With a wealth of clinical material, linking themes derived from psychotherapy, the arts, anthropology and philosophy, Psychotic Metaphysics proposes that this turbulence, which logically precedes embodiment, is the impetus for the unique quality of human achievement.
Every major discipline, including psychoanalysis, needs the stimulus of an excellent mind, standing away from the centre of professional gravity, commenting on that discipline. Eric Rhode's new book Psychotic Metaphysics makes just such a contribution with the depth and scholarliness we by now expect from him.

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