Absolute Truth and Unbearable Psychic Pain

Absolute Truth and Unbearable Psychic Pain

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Concrete Experience

eBook - 2012
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The title of this book refers to a particular construction of the world that brooks no uncertainty: 'things are the way I believe them to be'. There is no other way! This can be a real boost to one's confidence - even though this conviction is based solely on our own thoughts or immediate experience. When a group or organization share a one-dimensional view of the world the sense of conviction takes the form of a rigid ideology; and all other perspectives must be eliminated. The counterpart to concreteness, or what many refer to as desymbolized thinking/experience or thing - presentations, i.
Publisher: London : Karnac, 2012
ISBN: 9781849409971
1849409978
9781855757981
1855757982
9781855757981
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: Frosch, Allan

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