China on the Mind by Christopher Bollas

By Christopher Bollas

Several thousand years in the past Indo-European tradition diverged into methods of pondering; one went West, the opposite East. Tracing their alterations, Christopher Bollas examines how those mentalities are actually converging once more, particularly within the perform of psychoanalysis.??

Creating a freely linked comparability among western psychoanalysts and jap philosophers, Bollas demonstrates how the jap use of poetry advanced as a collective solution to residence the person self. On one hand he hyperlinks this practice to the psychoanalytic praxes of Winnicott and Khan, which he pertains to Daoism of their privileging of solitude and non verbal different types of speaking. at the different, Bollas examines how Jung, Bion and Rosenfeld, assimilate the Confucian ethic that sees the person and crew brain as a collective, whereas Freudian psychoanalysis he argues has supplied an subconscious assembly position of either viewpoints.?????

Bollas’s exciting e-book might be of curiosity to psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, Orientalists, and people focused on cultural studies.


Show description

Read Online or Download China on the Mind PDF

Similar religious & spiritual eastern philosophy books

The Bioethics of Regenerative Medicine: 102 (Philosophy and Medicine)

Regenerative drugs is wealthy with promethean delivers. using human embryonic stem cells in study is justified by way of its advocates when it comes to supplies to treatment a variety of illnesses and disabilities, from Alzheimer’s and Parkinsonism to the result of center assaults and spinal twine accidents. extra greatly, there's the promethean attract of having the ability to revamp human organic nature by way of the objectives and matters of people.

Self, Reality and Reason in Tibetan Philosophy: Tsongkhapa's Quest for the Middle Way (Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism)

The paintings explores the historic and highbrow context of Tsongkhapa's philosophy and addresses the severe concerns concerning questions of improvement and originality in Tsongkhapa's suggestion. It additionally offers widely with one in all Tsongkhapa's fundamental matters, particularly his makes an attempt to illustrate that the center method philosophy's deconstructive research doesn't negate the truth of the typical international.

Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy

Authors from around the globe unite that allows you to domesticate discussion among Asian and Western philosophy. The papers forge a brand new, East-West comparative course ordinarily variety of matters in Kant reports. the concept that of personhood, an important for either traditions, serves as a springboard to handle matters similar to wisdom acquisition and schooling, ethics and self-identity, religious/political neighborhood construction, and cross-cultural realizing.

Polyphony Embodied - Freedom and Fate in Gao Xingjian’s Writings (Chinese-Western Discourse)

Like artists, very important writers defy unequivocal interpretations. Gao Xingjian, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, is a sophisticated author, deeply rooted within the chinese language earlier whereas motivated via paragons of Western modernity. the current quantity brings jointly for the 1st time a set of essays at the subject matters of freedom and destiny within the artistic works of Gao Xingjian.

Extra info for China on the Mind

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.10 of 5 – based on 15 votes