Against Understanding, Volume 2
Cases and Commentary in a Lacanian Key
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $52.00|
| Book Description: |
Against Understanding, Volume 2, casts a spotlight on the status of case studies in psychoanalysis, which are commonly used to illustrate clinicians' expertise and mastery rather than patients' actual itineraries. When a case is presented, the complex, unwieldy, and often self-contradictory material of a therapeutic trajectory is often vastly oversimplified in view of producing a linear narrative that seems perfectly to fit the parameters of a practitioner's preferred theoretical...