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Mills, J. (2018). Psychoanalysis and the Philosophical Turn. Psychoanal. Psychol., 35(1):3-7.

(2018). Psychoanalytic Psychology, 35(1):3-7

Theory and Philosophy

Psychoanalysis and the Philosophical Turn

Jon Mills, PsyD, Ph.D., ABPP

In this review essay, I examine Robin S. Brown's (2017) recent book on his critique of contemporary psychoanalytic theory, subjectivity, dualism, and his return to philosophy and religion as viable alternatives the field of psychoanalysis should entertain. I particularly address the role of binaries, dialectics, and his advocacy for a participatory metaphysics based in spiritual, transpersonal, and Jungian principles.

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