'Foreignness is the quality which the Jews and one’s own instincts have in common’: anti-semitism, identity and the other
Frosh, Stephen (2010) 'Foreignness is the quality which the Jews and one’s own instincts have in common’: anti-semitism, identity and the other. In: Aron, L. and Henik, L. (eds.) Answering A Question With A Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought. Judaism and Jewish Life. Brighton, U.S.: Academic Studies Press. ISBN 9781934843376.
Book synopsis: In the Jewish tradition, it is incumbent upon every generation to attempt to find meaning in its history. Meaning is co-created within the context of the inter-subjective field of a meeting of minds. Psychoanalysis, in some respects like the Jewish tradition from which it emerged, represents a body of thought about man’s relation to himself and to others, and places great value on the influence of memory, narrative, and history in creating meaning within the dyadic relationship of analyst and patient. In Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought, Editors, Aron and Henik, have brought together an international collection of contemporary scholars and clinicians to address the interface and the mutual influence of Jewish thought and modern psychoanalysis.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|School:||Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies|
|Research Centre:||Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics (MAMSIE)|
|Date Deposited:||25 Mar 2011 08:41|
|Last Modified:||12 Dec 2016 14:28|
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