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Author: Phillips, Adam
Publication Date:Jul 2005
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

We would all like to think of ourselves as freedom-loving, egalitarian and democratic. Yet Freud has taught us that everything we do and say is rich in ambiguity and ambivalence. But if it is true that our inner lives are one unflagging drama of desire and dependence and greed, then how can we ever presume to know what might be good for someone else? Does the very practice of psychoanalysis teach us that equality is impossible for human beings?

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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Freedom
Social Science / Sociology / General
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Psychology / General
Philosophy / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.2 x 20.5 x 2.3 cm
Book Weight:0.35 Kilograms
Author Biography
Phillips, Adam (Author)
Adam Phillips is the author of six previous books, including "The Beast in the Nursery" & "Monogamy" (both available form Vintage). Formerly the principal child psychotherapist at Charing Cross Hospital in London, he lives in England.


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