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Read a free sample or buy Intimacies by Leo Bersani & Adam Phillips. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod. intimacies – LEO BERSANI & ADAM PHILLIPS. “Imagine: a rather attractive man in his thirties persuades a young man he meets at a shopping. Intimacies Review – Intimacies by Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips University Of Chicago Press, Review by Rudy Oldeschulte Jan 27th.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Two gifted and highly prolific intellectuals, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips, here present a fascinating dialogue about the problems and possibilities of human intimacy. Looking for beautiful books? Their conversation takes as its point of departure psychoanalysis and its central importance to the modern imagination—though equally important is their shared sense that by misleading us about the importance of beraani and the danger of narcissism, psychoanalysis has failed to realize its most exciting and innovative relational potential.

In Freudian terms, the hyperbolic ego risks being shattered by its own narcissistically thrilling inflation.

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Overview Music Video Charts. Novels LOA This revolutionary way of relating to the world, they contend, could lead to a new human freedom by mitigating the horrifying violence we blithely accept as part of human nature.

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Furthermore, he believes that because our culture valorizes the impossible act of embracing the other, we only become frustrated, filled with rage, inhimacies violent. The brief introduction by Adam Phillips notes that psychoanalysis has “misled” us in our beliefs about what ought to happen by way of psychoanalytic exploration — that is, our belief that knowledge of oneself will be one avenue toward personal development, and ultimately intimacy with another — and that narcissism is a barricade to this journey forward.

Freud’s most profound originality, it seems to me, is to propose not only that satisfied aggression is accompanied by an erotic excitement, that it produces a narcissistic jouissancebut also, and more radically, that the sexualizing of the ego is identical to the shattering of the ego.

Jan 11, Caroline rated it really liked it. Charmingly persuasive and daringly provocative, Intimacies is a rare opportunity to listen in on two brilliant thinkers as they explore new ways of thinking about the human psyche. intimaces

This idea, however, has been elucidated by Bwrsani Winnicott many years ago, and followed up on in many psychoanalytic interpretive writings on the research that has been done on infant development. Leo Bersani wrote the first three chapters, with Phillips reacting in the fourth, and a brief conclusion is offered by Bersani, which reacts to Phillips’ comments. A discussion of the radical intimacles of barebacking—unprotected anal sex between gay men—delineates an intimacy that rejects the personal.

In pursuit of new forms of intimacy they take up a range of concerns across a variety of contexts. Their conversation takes as its point of departure psychoanalysis and its central importance to the modern imagination – though equally important is their shared sense that by misleading us about the importance of self-knowledge and the danger of narcissism, psychoanalysis has failed to realize its most exciting and innovative relational potential.

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A discussion of the radical practice of barebacking—unprotected anal sex between gay men—delineates an intimacy that rejects the personal. The fourth chapter does begin to add to the conversation by articulating that the first intimacy is one of ‘becoming.

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Description Two gifted and highly prolific intellectuals, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips, here engage in a fascinating dialogue about the problems and possibilities of human intimacy. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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While I enjoy the writing of both authors, the layout and flow of ideas in this book seem scattered. Thus, sadistically motivated narcissism is also masochistically satisfying.

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