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Psychology and the Other

David Goodman and Mark Freeman

Abstract

This book seeks to bring into dialogue perspectives on the idea of the Other from various subdisciplines within psychology along with related disciplines through constructive critical exchange. At its heart is the attempt to use the language of the Other as a vehicle for rethinking aspects of psychological processes. This book is both “translational” and a challenge to create new theories and practices that are more ethically attuned to the dynamics realities of psychological functioning. This book poses such questions as, How can the idea of the Other serve as a vehicle for exploring—and reco ... More

Keywords: Other, psychology, psychotherapy, human condition, language, identity, suffering, human relationship, philosophy, theology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199324804
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324804.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Goodman, editor
Assistant Professor, Psychology and Applied Therapies, Lesley University

Mark Freeman, editor
Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Society, College of the Holy Cross

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Contents

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Chapter 1 Introduction

David M. Goodman and Mark Freeman

Part I Thinking Otherwise About the Human Condition

Chapter 2 Time and Lament

Eric R. Severson

Chapter 3 The Fourth/Reduction

Amy Bentley Lamborn

Part II Healing Through Relation

Commentary on Westphal

Elizabeth A. Corpt

Commentary on Bloechl

Mark Freeman

Commentary on Layton

Leslie A. Adelson

Commentary on Pizer

Donna M. Orange

Chapter 11 Beyond Alterity

Marie T. Hoffman

Commentary on Hoffman

Doris Brothers

Commentary on Grosz

Heather Macdonald and Christy Hobza

Part III Voices in the Field of the Other

End Matter