Two prominent thinkers consider new forms of intimacy
by Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips
University Of Chicago Press
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Post-Freudian thought, especially in the United States, can be divided between those writers (often clinicians) who turn the master’s work toward a theory of accommodation of the world and those (often in the humanities) who turn his work toward a critique of the world. American psychoanalysis attempted to translate Freud’s tragic pessimism into clinical optimism so that patients would sign up not only for increased
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