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Revisits Julia Kristeva's magnum opus on the fiftieth anniversary of its original publication to open up new paths of interdisciplinary inquiry.
Through a philosophical lens, this book explores the powerful educational capabilities of classic psychedelics.
Offers an innovative analysis of gates—as architectural components, visual images, and mental constructs—in early Chinese thought and material culture.
Turns to theories and cultural representations of psychosocial life to reflect on, and better understand, the challenges of learning in times of social strife.
Examines the forms of support, resources, and opportunities a person with mental illness requires to have the resilience needed for mental health recovery.
Drawing on the cases of South Africa, East Timor, Sierra Leone, and the Solomon Islands, examines how Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (TRCs) have engaged with youth in ways that represent their stories and reflect their substantive participatory capacity as political stakeholders.
A critical examination of the health disparities and collective resilience of Black women in the United States.
Designers can create stronger products by considering multiple users with varied perspectives and thus create balance, termed equilibriUX, in their designs.
A fresh, provocative reading of Freud's theory of sexuality.
Illuminating new essays on Fichte's 1804 Wissenschaftslehre, or The Science of Knowing.
Assesses the contributions of six major psychoanalytic thinkers in the light of current academic and clinical trends in psychoanalysis.
Explores the critical role that classroom educators play in supporting student motivation throughout the transition from high school to college.
Aims to let silence disclose itself by cultivating attunements with silences’ happening.
Retraces Hölderlin's journeys to Bordeaux and back in 1801–02, explaining why they are turning points in the great poet's life.
Combines phenomenology with the "enactivist" approach to consciousness theory and recent emotion research to explore the way self-motivated action plans shape selective attention, exploration, and ultimately the mind's interpretation of reality - in philosophy, psychology, cultural awareness, and our personal lives.
Reformulates the notion of the ego and provides a new perspective for understanding ego development and the role of the ego in spiritual life.
Argues that truth, moral right, political right, and aesthetic value may be understood as arising out of a naturalist account of humanity, if naturalism is rightly conceived.
The definitive overview of this transformative breathwork.
Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.
A fresh and rigorous interpretation of William James's ethical theory, showing how experimenting with life's opportunities can transform one's self and life.
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
An ecopsychological, ecospiritual exploration of humankind's relationship with the rest of nature.
Investigates, by way of Derrida's engagements with Kant, how the foundations of modern constitutionalism can be differently conceived to address some of the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.
Explores the slow but inevitable implosion of our civilization by considering the correlation between capital, work, and ideology.
Explores the basic forms of responsibility that we willingly assume and the collaborative fulfillment that we find in each.
Drawing on Merleau-Ponty offers new insights into our understandings of health and illness, ability and disability, and the scientific and cultural practices that both enable and limit our capacity for diverse experiences.
A comprehensive, concise, and easy-to-read introduction intended for undergraduates and general readers interested in the study of mysticism.
Corrective intervention in Plato's metaphysics replacing the standard view of Plato as a metaphysical dualist with a novel and revolutionary paradigm of unitary pluralism in a single reality built on ontological diversity.
Compares life today in the German Black Forest with Thoreau's experiences at Walden Pond.
The first work to offer a comprehensive pragmatist anthropology focusing on sensibility, habits, and human experience as contingently yet irreversibly enlanguaged.
Explores questions of death and mortality in several key texts of East Asian literature and cinema.
The first academic explanation for how spectators use their imaginations as part of the experience and appreciation of popular fantasy filmmaking.
Shows how feminist writing in British Romanticism developed alternatives to linear time.
An in-depth, ethnographic study of the transnational expansion of Santo Daime, a mystical religious tradition organized around sacramental ingestion of the mind-altering ayahuasca beverage.
Lively analysis of how Henry James's fiction anticipates later filmmakers' concerns with what we can see and what we can know.
Examines experimental art and literature by women alongside psychoanalysis and philosophy to develop a new understanding of sublimation and aesthetic experience.
Across a variety of genres, shows how mental disorders are depicted in cinema.
Examines how Black women elders have managed stress, emphasizing how self-care practices have been present since at least the mid-nineteenth century, with roots in African traditions.
A systematic analysis of the myth cycle of Paraśurāma (“Rāma with the Axe”), an avatára of Viṣṇu with a much darker reputation.
Examines representations of surplus enjoyment in postcolonial literature and film to focus on self-other relations rather than difference.
A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.
A comprehensive discussion of an important but elusive Lacanian concept within the field of psychoanalysis, as well as its relevance for philosophy, literature, gender, and queer studies.
A compelling gathering of perspectives on the intersection of servant-leadership and forgiveness.
A critical, philosophical engagement of the psychological structures that propagate the continued oppression of women.
A rich collection of essays about the inner, shared experiences of participants engaged in second-person approaches to contemplative practice.
Addresses unconscious repetition, a concept that is crucial to an understanding of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis.
Draws from the work of Jacques Lacan to provide innovative readings of Romantic literature in the long nineteenth century.
Explores the philosophical dimensions and implications of integral theory.
A multidimensional approach captures the complexities of African American racial identity.
A transdisciplinary approach to reconciliation practices and policies by an international team of scholars and scholar-practitioners.
Explores Yalom’s profound contributions to psychotherapy and literature.
Anthology of recent, cutting-edge work in psychoanalysis and philosophy on the concept of inheritance.
How films of the 1960s and early 1970s framed therapeutic issues as problems of human communication, and individual psychological problems as social ones.
Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.
Explores the life and work of psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein through a feminist and mytho-poetic lens.
Examines key theoretical aspects of the emerging field of second-person contemplative education.
Creates a new framework for approaching Black women’s wellness, by merging theory and practice with both personal narratives and public policy.
Explores language and mysticism, Buddhism and Zen, Christianity, comparative religion, psychedelics, and psychology and psychotherapy.
Rethinks the significance of the son’s relationship to his father for Freud’s psychoanalytic theory.
Articulates an imaginationist solution to the question of how purely instrumental music can be perceived by a listener as having emotional content.
Explores the concept of "moral horror" as the experience of living amidst unjustifiable state violence.
Uses real-life episodes of psychosis and recovery to show how poetic paradigms for thinking about psychiatric symptoms can enlarge contemporary understandings of mental illness and improve long-term treatment outcome.
A groundbreaking and hopeful new look at contemporary spirituality, transpersonal psychology, integral education, and religious diversity and pluralism.
Analyzes the theme of self-sacrifice in Puerto Rican literature through psychoanalytic theory.
Revises key psychoanalytic concepts that influence interpretive practices in the humanities and formulates a new approach to reading fiction.
Presents research on how variations in African Americans’ racial self-concept affects meaning-making and internalized oppression.
Explores the philosophical, literary, and psychoanalytic significance of film endings.
Presents integral approaches to ecology that cross the boundaries of the humanities, social sciences, and biophysical sciences.
Explores conflict through the lens of Integral Theory and provides a case study where Integral conflict resolution techniques are highlighted.
Explores how memoirs of widowhood can help us understand the reality of bereavement and the critical role of writing and reading in recovery.
Explores whether consciousness-based practices like meditation and prayer can contribute to social change.
Offers a new view of pedagogical practices to psychoanalysts interested in pedagogy.
Discusses how William James’s work suggests a world without will, self, or time and how research supports this perspective.
A wide-ranging consideration of the emerging field of contemplative education.
Delineates Lacan’s theory of the four discourses as a practical framework through which faculty can reflect on where their students are, developmentally, and where they might go.
Everything you wanted to know about the Lacanian critique of deconstruction, but were afraid to ask the Coen Brothers.
Offers a psychocritical reading of Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of Things Past).
Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders consider the role of leadership, love, and power in the midst of political and social upheaval.
Brings Lacan and Nietzsche together as part of a common effort to rethink the tradition of Western ethics.
Examines the contemporary discourse on happiness through the lens of governmentality theory.
Brings the insights of Integral Theory to the consideration of sex, gender, and sexuality.
Psychoanalytic perspectives on Kristeva's fiction.
Examines the relationship between rock art, shamanism, and the origins of human existence.
Argues for the necessity of a new ethos for middle-class white anti-racism.
Offers new ways of comparing features of the world’s religions.
A psychoanalytic theory of biopolitics.
A study of Lacan’s engagement with the Western philosophical traditions of ethical and political thought in his seventh seminar and later work.
Using insights from Integral Theory, describes how the improvisational methods of jazz can inform education and other fields.
Surveying spiritual and philosophical traditions, this volume revives the search for wisdom for modern times.
An interview with Juan-David Nasio.
A groundbreaking book that brings the insights of Integral Theory to business and organizational development.
A phenomenological account of spatial perception in relation to the lived body.
Brings Integral Theory to addiction treatment, offering a more holistic vision of recovery and powerful practices for achieving it.
Poems and stories that stream directly from dreams and shamanic adventures in the world-behind-the-world.
The first novel to fully explore evolutionary psychology, Trine Erotic explores what it means to love and write in a memetic, Darwinian world.
An original interpretation of Merleau-Ponty on subjectivity, drawing from and challenging both the continental and analytic traditions.
A holistic approach to the fascinating, multifaceted world of dreams.
Considers the contributions and contemporary significance of Alan Watts.
A wide-ranging consideration of the place of dreams and visions in Islamic societies from the pre-modern period to the present.