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Psychoanalysis and ecology at the edge of chaos : complexity theory, Deleuze/Guattari and psychoanalysis for a climate in crisis

Psychoanalysis and ecology at the edge of chaos : complexity theory, Deleuze/Guattari and psychoanalysis for a climate in crisis

Author: Joseph Dodds
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book argues that psychoanalysis has a unique role to play in the climate change debate through its placing emphasis on the unconscious dimensions of our mental and social lives. Exploring contributions from Freudian, Kleinian, Object Relations, Self Psychology, Jungian, and Lacanian traditions, the book discusses how psychoanalysis can help to unmask the anxieties, deficits, conflicts, phantasies and defences  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Dodds
ISBN: 9780415666114 0415666112 9780415666121 0415666120
OCLC Number: 676728453
Description: xv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Climate crisis: psychoanalysis and the ecology of ideas --
Theoretical crisis: complexity as meta-theory --
Ecology at the edge of chaos --
Classical psychoanalysis --
Eco-anxiety and defence --
Object relations theory: a more ecological approach to mind --
Ecopsychology and the greening of psychotherapy --
Ecology without nature: postmodern ecopsychoanalysis --
Becoming-animal and horror --
The zoological imagination --
Entering the nonlinear world --
Psychoanalysis, ecology and complexity --
Deleuze/Guattari and the ecology of mind --
Ecopsychoanalysis and the future of the three ecologies.
Responsibility: Joseph Dodds ; foreword by Martin Jordan.

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This book argues that psychoanalysis has a unique role to play in the climate change debate through its placing emphasis on the unconscious dimensions of our mental and social lives.  Read more...
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"A brilliant integration of psychoanalytic theory with modern mathematics to explain the greatest challenge mankind has ever faced: its capacity to destroy the environment that sustains it. I cannot Read more...

 
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