Tag Archives: Psychology

political & cultural symptoms of a pathological moral psychology among the powers-that-be

Consider and compare these three recent news items: (i) “Federal prosecutors are pursuing criminal charges against activist Scott Daniel Warren for doing nothing more than giving food, water and shelter to migrants trekking through the desert.” “[P]rosecutors charged Warren with … Continue reading

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A summary introduction to the Freudian psychoanalytic model of therapeutic psychology

I think it is true that Freudian interpretation depends generally on the everyday reason-explanation model—sometimes called ‘folk psychology’—which it then expands in various ways, and that precisely this is one of its strengths. — Marcia CavellIn brief, and thus minimally … Continue reading

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Thinking about the phenomenology, psychology, and philosophy of addiction

In sharing my transdisciplinary “bibliography on addiction” with a Facebook group dedicated to psychoanalytic psychology, I wrote the following by way of “an introduction or perhaps provocation.” Immediately below, I repeat in the first paragraph what I wrote in the … Continue reading

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CFP: Psychology of Women and Equalities Review Special Issue – Feminisms and Leadership

From the FLP mailbox: Call for Papers: Psychology of Women and Equalities Review Special Issue –  Feminisms and Leadership ‘Leadership’ is a highly regulative practice, and is pervasive in our personal and political realms. Under late capitalism, academic and popular … Continue reading

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Markey‐Towler on Psychology & Institutional Theory

Brendan Markey‐Towler (University of Queensland – School of Economics) has posted Rules, Perception and Emotion: When Do Institutions Determine Behaviour? on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: This paper seeks to contribute to institutional theory by providing it with a stronger basis in … Continue reading

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