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Matte-Blanco, I. (1988). Thinking, Feeling, and Being: Clinical Reflections on the Fundamental Antinomy of Human Beings and World. New Library of Psychoanalysis, 5:1-336. London and New York: Tavistock/Routledge.

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(1988). New Library of Psychoanalysis, 5:1-336. London and New York: Tavistock/Routledge.

Thinking, Feeling, and Being: Clinical Reflections on the Fundamental Antinomy of Human Beings and World

Ignacio Matte-Blanco


Part One: The Subject 1
1. An Introduction to Matte-Blanco's Reformulation of the Freudian Unconscious and his Conceptualization of the Internal World 2
2. Bi-Logical Structures, the Unconscious, and the Mathematical Infinite 43
3. The Fundamental Antinomy of Human Beings and World 70
Part Two: Projection, Introjection, and Internal World 101
4. Freud's Concept of Projection in the Light of the Three Logics 103
5. Identification and Projection 120
6. The Notion of Internal World: Problems and Hopes 124
7. A Perspective on Melanie Klein's Contribution 138
Part Three: Projective and Introjective Processes: A Bi-logical Point of View 167
8. Some guiding Concepts for Understanding Clinical Reality 169
9. Levels of Depth: a Working Scheme for Use in Clinical Practice 184
10. The Fundamental Antinomy as Seen in Clinical Examples 201
Part Four: Symmetrical Frenzy, Bi-logical Frenzy, and Bi-Modal Frenzy 231
Prologue to Part Four 233
11 The Multiplication of Three-Dimensional Objects 236
12 Bi-Modal Frenzy 245
13 The Upheaval of Spatial and Temporal Structures in the Dream World: the Spatio-Temporal Multidim Structure 252
Epilogue to Part Four 269
Part Five: Towards the Future 271
14 The Notion of Object 273
15 Some More Mathematical Concepts of Space, Dimension, Outside, and Inside 288
16 The concept of Internal World: Past, Present, and Future 307
Appendix: An account of Melanie Klein's Conception of Projective Identification 319
Bibliography 231

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