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Feminine Law free pdf What do political free speech and psychoanalytic free association have in common, besides the word "free"? And what do Sigmund Freud and Justice Louis Brandeis share besides a world between two great wars? How is the female body a neglected key to understanding the conditions and contradictions of free discourse? Drs. Jill Gentile and Michael Macrone take up these questions, and more, in their wide-ranging, often passionate exploration of the hidden legacy of Freud and the Founding Fathers. These pioneers, through their imprecise instructions to fight repression, set in motion incessant processes by which we claim power and agency. These processes come into sharp focus in the analytic clinic. The authors show that psychoanalysis is not just a method of treatment, but also a practice of "transitional democracy," in which doctor and patient together discover the very basis of equality, as they learn how to navigate its essential flux, both in relationships and in public action. The Feminine Law illustrates these ideas through detailed portraits of political and clinical struggle-in Constitutional battles and dynamic case studies. It tells stories of victory and setback, advance and retreat. And it tells the larger story of a dialectical process that is necessary to freedom itself. This story is peopled by characters such as Freud and the post-Freudians Lacan, Bion, and Winnicott- feminist theorists such as Benjamin, Gilligan, and Kristeva- the Constitution's framers and jurists such as Holmes and Brandeis- and modern legal scholars and contemporary critical theorists. Its thesis is illuminated by ideas from a broad range of disciplines and literatures, ranging from Athenian politics and Euripidean tragedy to the modern semiotics of C. S. Peirce and Walker Percy. The tale ultimately reaches a simple but rich conclusion: That both the talking cure and political free speech reveal the power of a Feminine Law: a law of spaces and dimensions that preconditions our (necessarily imperfect) pursuit of desire, subjective freedom, and collective agency.

About Jill Gentile

Jill Gentile is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, educated at Brown University and the University of Rochester, and at the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity in New York City. Among her current affiliations, she is faculty and supervisor at the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity- faculty and co-chair of the Independent Track at the NYU PostDoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy- and faculty, the Center for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy of New Jersey and the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis. She is also a corresponding editor, 'Contemporary Psychoanalysis'- and on the Editorial Board of the 'International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology'. Her writing, (published in the 'Psychoanalytic Quarterly, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, Contemporary Psychoanalysis', the 'International Journal of Psychoanalysis', and 'Psychoanalytic Perspectives') describes a developmental trajectory of personal agency and symbolic life which is created and found between the (im)material world and intersubjective processes, between sexuality and spirituality. She is particularly interested in understanding psychoanalysis an ethical and democratic practice. She maintains a private practice in Highland Park, NJ and New York, NY, where she consults with individuals and couples and provides study and consultation groups for colleagues. Michael Macrone is the author of nine books on language, literature, and ideas, including three on Shakespeare. His first book, 'Brush Up Your Shakespeare!', published in two editions by HarperCollins, has sold more than 100,000 copies. He has bachelor's degrees from Brown University in Semiotics and Mathematics, and a PhD in English from the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught Web Design at the California College of Art, and his work as an interactive designer and developer has earned numerous awards. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Publishers Marketplace, an online resource for the publishing profession. In recent years he has presented papers on Euripides and John Lennon at psychoanalytic conferences in Italy and Santa Fe.

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Author : Jill Gentile
Publisher : Karnac Books
Data Published : 31 January 2016
ISBN : 1782414401
EAN : 9781782414407
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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