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Self and Others: Selected Works of R D Laing Vol 2

Self and Others: Selected Works of R D Laing Vol 2

1st Edition

R D Laing
September 05, 2019

Originally published in 1961 this book is divided into two parts. In the first Laing critiques the Kleinian view of unconsciou phantasy, as developed by Susan Sutherland Isaacs. He emphasizes the overwhelming presence of social phantasy systems. In Part 2, Laing discusses the...

Knots: Selected Works of RD Laing: Vol 7

Knots: Selected Works of RD Laing: Vol 7

1st Edition

RD Laing
August 14, 2018

Originally published in 1970, Knots consists of a series of dialogue-scenarios that can be read as poems or brief plays, each complete in itself. Each chapter describes a different kind of relationship: the "knots" of the title: bonds of love, dependency, uncertainty, jealousy. The dialogues could...

The Politics of the Family and Other Essays

The Politics of the Family and Other Essays

1st Edition


January 24, 2018

Originally published in 1969, based on the talks R. D. Laing gave in 1967 and 68, this book was intended by the author to evoke questions rather than provide answers. Using concepts of schizophrenia, R.D. Laing demonstrates that we tend to invalidate the subjective and experiential and accept the...

The Divided Self: Selected Works of R D Laing: Vol 1

The Divided Self: Selected Works of R D Laing: Vol 1

1st Edition

R. D. Laing
September 10, 1998

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Reason and Violence: Selected Works R D Laing Vol 3

Reason and Violence: Selected Works R D Laing Vol 3

1st Edition

R. D. Laing, D. G. Cooper
September 10, 1998

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Sanity, Madness and the Family: Selected Worksks R D Laing Vol 4

Sanity, Madness and the Family: Selected Worksks R D Laing Vol 4

1st Edition

Esterson Laing R D
September 10, 1998

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Interpersonal Perception: Selected Works of R D Laing Vol 6

Interpersonal Perception: Selected Works of R D Laing Vol 6

1st Edition

R. D. Laing, H. Phillipson, A. R. Lee
September 10, 1998

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Selected Works of R.D. Laing

Selected Works of R.D. Laing

1st Edition


September 10, 1998

This set reprints seven of Laing's major works, originally published between 1960 and 1971 and out of print for many years.Laing was an existential psychiatrist who offered a radical critique of abnormal behaviour and social and medical models for its treatment. He was critical of the extent to...

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