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By Bernard Burgoyne,Eric Rayner

What 'shape' is the brain? How do we draw a 'diagram' of the soul?Some of Freud's earliest writings include sketches or versions which supposedly illustrate the character and serve as of psychological techniques. This publication - a suite of name new essays - considers the prestige and importance of those 'pictures of the mind', in Freud, and likewise within the paintings of the main psychoanalytic thinkers who got here after him.In the method, the reader is accessible an unprecedented likelihood to check and distinction the elemental rules and assumptions of key figures in psychoanalysis. After exploring types of the brain sketches by way of recognized representatives of the British tuition - equivalent to Winnicott, Bion and Fairbairn - the members flip their awareness to schemas proposed via Jung and Kohut. The publication concludes with an exam of a few of Lacan's diagrammatic formulations, and his particular contribution to this interesting box of debate.

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