The Puppet of Desire: The Psychology of Hysteria, Possession, and Hypnosis



❴PDF / Epub❵ ✅ The Puppet of Desire: The Psychology of Hysteria, Possession, and Hypnosis Author Eugene Webb – E17streets4all.co.uk This study of the psychology of desire derives from a theory of imitative or mimetic desire developed by the cultural critic and theorist Rene Girard The theory is essentially that all human beings ha This of Desire: The Psychology eBook ↠ study of the of Desire: PDF/EPUB ✓ psychology of desire derives from a theory of imitative or mimetic desire developed by the cultural critic and theorist Rene Girard The theory is essentially that all human beings have an instinctive tendency, a kind of social and psychological gravitation, to imitate unwittingly not only the actions but also the attitudes and desires of others The author, a practicing psychiatrist, extends and amplifies this theory from the viewpoint of psychopathology and applies it The Puppet PDF or to the study of hysteria, possession, and hypothesis He argues that these phenomena are best understood as expressions of mimetic behaviour, and he traces the history of the ideas concerning hysteria, possession, and hypnosis and relates them to the development of Freud s theory of neurosis The author points out that mimetic desire is not an inherently pathological force It may be normal and healthy, but in certain circumstances it can lead to relations of dependency and rivalry Puppet of Desire: Kindle Õ that can cause serious psychological problems It can also take on extreme or bizarre forms without necessarily becoming unhealthy an example of healthy but extreme unconscious identification with an other who may be either a person or a cultural figure is shamanistic possession The author discusses this kind of phenomenon among African tribes and coins the term adorcism the opposite of exorcism to refer to the process of invoking it The theory of desire as presented in this book is other oriented, as opposed to Freud s theory of desire, which istrictly object oriented The author sees Freud s theory as in a long history of strategic misinterpretations of the psychology of desire, such as the classical theory of hysteria and the medieval theory of demonic possession his critique of Freudian theory is radical, and in fact it would not be too much to say that he has moved toward the first new and well developed theory of psychopathology since Freud.The Puppet of Desire: The Psychology of Hysteria, Possession, and Hypnosis

Professor of Desire: The Psychology eBook ↠ Emeritus Eugene Webb of Desire: PDF/EPUB ✓ was Professor of Comparative Religion and Comparative Literature and Associate Director of the Jackson School of International Studies at The University of WashingtonProfessor Webb is the author of seven books, including two on the novels and plays of Samuel Beckett, as well as The Dark Dove The Sacred and Secular in Modern Literature , Eric Voegelin Philosopher of History , Philosophers of Consciousness , and The Self Between From Freud The Puppet PDF or to the New Social Psychology of France , World View and Mind Religious Thought and Psychological Development , and In Search of the Triune God The Christian Paths of East and West .

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    If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader and applies it The Puppet PDF or to the study of hysteria, possession, and hypothesis He argues that these phenomena are best understood as expressions of mimetic behaviour, and he traces the history of the ideas concerning hysteria, possession, and hypnosis and relates them to the development of Freud s theory of neurosis The author points out that mimetic desire is not an inherently pathological force It may be normal and healthy, but in certain circumstances it can lead to relations of dependency and rivalry Puppet of Desire: Kindle Õ that can cause serious psychological problems It can also take on extreme or bizarre forms without necessarily becoming unhealthy an example of healthy but extreme unconscious identification with an other who may be either a person or a cultural figure is shamanistic possession The author discusses this kind of phenomenon among African tribes and coins the term adorcism the opposite of exorcism to refer to the process of invoking it The theory of desire as presented in this book is other oriented, as opposed to Freud s theory of desire, which istrictly object oriented The author sees Freud s theory as in a long history of strategic misinterpretations of the psychology of desire, such as the classical theory of hysteria and the medieval theory of demonic possession his critique of Freudian theory is radical, and in fact it would not be too much to say that he has moved toward the first new and well developed theory of psychopathology since Freud."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 289 pages
  • The Puppet of Desire: The Psychology of Hysteria, Possession, and Hypnosis
  • Eugene Webb
  • English
  • 07 March 2019
  • 0804718237

10 thoughts on “The Puppet of Desire: The Psychology of Hysteria, Possession, and Hypnosis

  1. says:

    This was a work of psychology by a fellow in the Girardian orbit Some stuff in here was simply crazy, and other parts were enormously helpful.

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