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By Jorge L. Ahumada

This choice of papers, spanning the final 15 years, provides a lively defence of Freud's medical technique, contemplating the "crisis of psychoanalysis" within the wider context of a problem of reflective inspiration in society as a complete. Expressing the desire to "clarify and varnish the glass in which we see the psychoanalytic experience", Jorge Ahumada seeks to redefine the services of psychoanalysis for the period of mass media, within which the vintage Freudian neuroses have regularly been changed by means of what he phrases "pathologies of peremptory gratification".'The Logics of the brain considers the effect on psychoanalytic conception and perform of the present shift from a tradition of the written notice to 1 of 'visual power'; induction, empiricism, and the potential for setting up a "clinical fact"; acculturation through the media as a spurious alternative for the ; and tv as a pervasive supplier of "autistic forms". It discusses a topography of the brain which builds at the paintings of Wilfred Bion, and the "apparently benign myth" of one's personal goodness.Rather than concentrating on idea, Ahumada stresses in the course of the common sense underlying medical technique, which he sees because the critical grounding of psychoanalysis, and the first resource of real advances in thought itself. He makes a robust case that "the scientific and conceptual honing of the analytical device could be saved firmly clear of cultural or highbrow fashions," that are dangerous to real scientific practice.

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By Jorge L. Ahumada

This choice of papers, spanning the final 15 years, provides a lively defence of Freud's medical technique, contemplating the "crisis of psychoanalysis" within the wider context of a problem of reflective inspiration in society as a complete. Expressing the desire to "clarify and varnish the glass in which we see the psychoanalytic experience", Jorge Ahumada seeks to redefine the services of psychoanalysis for the period of mass media, within which the vintage Freudian neuroses have regularly been changed by means of what he phrases "pathologies of peremptory gratification".'The Logics of the brain considers the effect on psychoanalytic conception and perform of the present shift from a tradition of the written notice to 1 of 'visual power'; induction, empiricism, and the potential for setting up a "clinical fact"; acculturation through the media as a spurious alternative for the ; and tv as a pervasive supplier of "autistic forms". It discusses a topography of the brain which builds at the paintings of Wilfred Bion, and the "apparently benign myth" of one's personal goodness.Rather than concentrating on idea, Ahumada stresses in the course of the common sense underlying medical technique, which he sees because the critical grounding of psychoanalysis, and the first resource of real advances in thought itself. He makes a robust case that "the scientific and conceptual honing of the analytical device could be saved firmly clear of cultural or highbrow fashions," that are dangerous to real scientific practice.

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