shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Sep 20th - OACCPP 41st Annual Conference & AGM: Trauma, Resilience & Adaptability [OACCPP: the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists]
Sep 20th - Building Recovery Capital in Canada: Building on Our Strengths to Overcome Addiction - Saskatchewan [Last Door Recovery Society]
Sep 20th - Teenagers Today: What you need to know - Session 1: Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors of Suicide. Session 2: How to Engage Adolescents in Psychotherapy. [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Sep 23rd - Mental Health for All CMHA National Conference: Connection Interrupted: Restoring Mental Health in a Fractured World [Canadian Mental Health Association]
Sep 23rd - Integrating EMDR into Your Clinical Practice: Five-Day Intensive in Vancouver [Leading Edge Seminars]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
How We Became Human: A Challenge to Psychoanalysis | The Library of Object Relations series
Moreno, Julio | Translated by Judith Filc
Rowman & Littlefield / Hardcover / 2014-02-01 / 1442228857
Psychoanalysis
reg price: $124.95 our price: $ 106.21 (may be subject to change)
210 pages
Not in stock - ships in 1 to 2 weeks.

How We Became Human: A Challenge to Psychoanalysis tackles the question of what distinguishes human beings from other animals. By interweaving psychoanalysis, biology, physics, anthropology, and philosophy, Julio Moreno advances a novel thesis: human beings are faulty animals in their understanding of the world around them. This quality renders humans capable of connecting with inconsistencies, those events or phenomena that their logic cannot understand. The ability to go beyond consistency is humans’ distinctive trait. It is the source of their creativity and of their ability to modify the environment they inhabit. On the basis of this connective-associative interplay, Moreno proposes a new approach to the links human beings create amongst themselves and with the world around them. This theory focuses on a key question: What is the difference between human beings and the other animals? From this perspective, Moreno seeks to reformulate many of the classic psychoanalytic, psychological, and anthropological postulates on childhood, links, and psychic change.

Reviews:

This lucid and deep, simple and complex book raises a basic question: What is human about humans? Equipped with a solid training as a researcher and a psychoanalyst, Moreno daringly ties research from a variety of fields, from ethology to psychoanalysis, from logic to neurophysiology, from anthropology to computer science and virtual reality—resulting in a very broad outlook that How We Became Human encompasses in a careful and accomplished manner.
— Horacio Etchegoyen, MD, former president of the International Psychoanalytical Association

Contents:

Acknowledgments
Preface

Chapter 1: Humanness
Chapter 2: Virtual Reality
Chapter 3: Connection and Association
Chapter 4: The Link I: Theory
Chapter 5: The Link II: Manifestations
Chapter 6: Belief
Chapter 7. Childishness
Chapter 8: Childishness II: The History of Childhood and Toys
Chapter 9: The Emergence of Humanness
Chapter 10: The Biological History of the Parent-Child Link: Childrearing Strategies

References
Index
About the Author

About the Author:

Julio Moreno, MD, PhD, is a faculty member at Buenos Aires Psychoanalytic Association’s Psychoanalytic Institute, the School of Psychology at Buenos Aires University, and the University of Hospital Italiano. His previous works include Tiempo y trauma: Continuidades rotas, and La infancia y sus bordes: Desafíos para el psicoanálisis.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
other lists
Psychoanalysis
Rowman & Littlefield
The Library of Object Relations