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A Visionary Madness
A Visionary Madness
Written by Mike Jay, Foreword by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947173
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A Visionary Madness
The Case of James Tilly Matthews and the Influencing Machine
Written by Mike Jay
Foreword by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

Confined in Bedlam in 1797 as an incurable lunatic, James Tilly Matthews is one of the most bizarre case studies in the annals of psychiatry. Often cited as the first thorough case study of what we would today call paranoid schizophrenia, Matthews drew intricate diagrams of the "influencing machine" that he... Read more >
MELANIE KLEIN
MELANIE KLEIN
Written by Phyllis Grosskurth
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307832139
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MELANIE KLEIN

Written by Phyllis Grosskurth


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $21.99

Until recently underestimated in America, Melanie Klein was a leading figure in psychoanalytic circles from the 1920s until her death in 1960. Parent of object-relations theory, she saw the development of children, and of the female in particular, in a way that was both an extension of and a challenge to... Read more >
Mental Healers
Mental Healers
Written by Stefan Zweig, Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548940
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Mental Healers
Mesmer, Eddy and Freud
Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul


Format: Trade Paperback, 430 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $18.95

Franz Mesmer, Mary Baker Eddy and Sigmund Freud—three influential thinkers who travelled very different paths in their search for the crucial link between mind and body. Zweig’s brilliant study explores the lives and work of these important figures, raising provocative questions regarding the efficacy and even the morality of their methods.
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The Freud Scenario
The Freud Scenario
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre, Translated by Quintin Hoare
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677726
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The Freud Scenario

Written by Jean-Paul Sartre
Translated by Quintin Hoare


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $29.95

In 1958, the US director John Huston asked Jean-Paul Sartre to write a scenario for a film about Sigmund Freud. Huston wanted Sartre to concentrate on the conflict-ridden period of Freud’s life when he abandoned hypnosis and invented psychoanalysis. The Freud Scenario, discovered in Sartre’s papers after his death, is the... Read more >
Putnam Camp
Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam and the Purpose of American Psychology
Written by George Prochnik


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $19.99

Winner of the 2007 Gradiva Award

An innovative work of biography that traces the lasting impact of the friendship between Sigmund Freud and pioneering American psychologist James Jackson Putnam.

In 1909 Sigmund Freud made his only visit to America, which included a trip to "Putnam Camp”–the eminent American psychologist James Jackson Putnam's... Read more >
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The Age of Insight
The Age of Insight
Written by Eric Kandel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068715
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The Age of Insight
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Written by Eric Kandel


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $40.00

A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to... Read more >
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The Age of Insight
The Age of Insight
Written by Eric Kandel
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ISBN: 9781588369307
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The Age of Insight
The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Written by Eric Kandel


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $16.99

A brilliant book by Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel, The Age of Insight takes us to Vienna 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind—our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions—and how mind and brain relate to... Read more >
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A Dangerous Method (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Dangerous Method (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by John Kerr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950277
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A Dangerous Method (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein
Written by John Kerr


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $16.95

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
STARRING KEIRA KNIGHTLY, VIGGO MORENSEN, MICHAEL FASSBENDER, and VINCENT CASSEL

“Has all the elements of a juicy novel . . . riveting. . . . Reudite and elegant.” —Newsday
 
In 1907, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung began what promised to be both a momentous collaboration and the deepest friendship... Read more >
Future Babble
Future Babble
Written by Dan Gardner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771035135
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Future Babble
Why Expert Predictions Fail - and Why We Believe Them Anyway
Written by Dan Gardner


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $21.00

In 2008, as the price of oil surged above $140 a barrel, experts said it would soon hit $200; a few months later it plunged to $30. In 1967, they said the USSR would have one of the fastest-growing economies in the year 2000; in 2000, the USSR did not exist. In 1911, it... Read more >
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The Protest Psychosis
The Protest Psychosis
Written by Jonathan M. Metzl
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001271
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The Protest Psychosis
How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease
Written by Jonathan M. Metzl


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $23.00

A powerful account of how cultural anxieties about race shaped American notions of mental illness

The civil rights era is largely remembered as a time of sit-ins, boycotts, and riots. But a very different civil rights history evolved at the Ionia State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Ionia, Michigan. In... Read more >
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A Most Dangerous Method
A Most Dangerous Method
Written by John Kerr
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ISBN: 9780307788122
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A Most Dangerous Method
The Story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein
Written by John Kerr


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $12.99

“Has all the elements of a juicy novel . . . riveting. . . . Reudite and elegant.” —Newsday

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, Direcetd by Dabid Cronenbertg and STARRING KEIRA KNIGHTLY, VIGGO MORENSEN, MICHAEL FASSBENDER, and VINCENT CASSEL
 
In 1907, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung began what promised to be both a... Read more >
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Freudian Slip
Freudian Slip
Written by Sebastiano Timpanaro, Introduction by Perry Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844676743
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Freudian Slip
Psychoanalysis and Textual Criticism
Written by Sebastiano Timpanaro
Introduction by Perry Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2011
Price: $15.95

Philology cross-examines Freud in this sustained critique of psychoanalysis and its foundational notion of the slip. Challenging virtually every account of linguistic error in Freud’s work as arbitrary and constrained, Sebastiano Timpanaro advances an alternative picture keyed to the dynamics of “banalization,” “disimprovement,” and contextual play borrowed from the field of... Read more >
Future Babble
Future Babble
Written by Dan Gardner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771035210
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Future Babble
Why Expert Predictions Fail - and Why We Believe Them Anyway
Written by Dan Gardner


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $15.99

In 2008, as the price of oil surged above $140 a barrel, experts said it would soon hit $200; a few months later it plunged to $30. In 1967, they said the USSR would have one of the fastest-growing economies in the year 2000; in 2000, the USSR did not exist. In 1911, it... Read more >
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The Protest Psychosis
How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease
Written by Jonathan M. Metzl


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $22.00

A powerful account of how cultural anxieties about race shaped American notions of mental illness

The civil rights era is largely remembered as a time of sit-ins, boycotts, and riots. But a very different civil rights history evolved at the Ionia State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Ionia, Michigan. In... Read more >
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The Story of Psychology
The Story of Psychology
Written by Morton Hunt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568304
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The Story of Psychology

Written by Morton Hunt


Format: eBook, 896 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $17.99

The engrossing, definitive saga of the great thinkers and scientists who for twenty-five hundred years have been investigating the mysteries of the human mind and human behavior.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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The Story of Psychology
The Story of Psychology
Written by Morton Hunt
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ISBN: 9780307278074
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The Story of Psychology

Written by Morton Hunt


Format: Trade Paperback, 896 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $23.00

Socrates, Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Mesmer, William James, Pavlov, Freud, Piaget, Erikson, and Skinner. Each of these thinkers recognized that human beings could examine, comprehend, and eventually guide or influence their own thought processes, emotions, and resulting behavior. The lives and accomplishments of these pillars of psychology, expertly assembled by Morton Hunt... Read more >
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Putnam Camp
Putnam Camp
Written by George Prochnik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590511824
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Putnam Camp
Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam and the Purpose of American Psychology
Written by George Prochnik


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2006
Price: $29.95

Winner of the 2007 Gradiva Award

An innovative work of biography that traces the lasting impact of the friendship between Sigmund Freud and pioneering American psychologist James Jackson Putnam.

In 1909 Sigmund Freud made his only visit to America, which included a trip to "Putnam Camp”–the eminent American psychologist James Jackson Putnam's... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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