A Beam of Intense Darkness: Wilfred Bion's Legacy to by James S. Grotstein

By James S. Grotstein

the writer surveys Bion's guides and elaborates on his key contributions extensive whereas additionally critiquing them. The scope of this paintings is to synopsize, synthesize, and expand Bion's works in a reader-friendly demeanour. The e-book provides his legacy - his most crucial principles for psychoanalysis. those principles have to be recognized via the psychological health and wellbeing occupation at huge. This paintings highlights and defines the wider and deeper implications of his works.It provides his principles faithfully and likewise makes use of his rules as "launching pads" for the author's conjectures approximately the place his rules aspect. This contains such principles as "the Language of Achievement", "reverie," "truth," "O," and "transformations"- in, of, and from it, but in addition " L," "H," and "K" linkages (to exhibit how Bion rerouted Freud's instinctual drives to emotions), "container/contained, Bion's rules on "dreaming," "becoming," "thoughts with out a thinker," "the Grid," his erasure of the excellence among Freud's, "primary and secondary strategies " and the "pleasure" and "reality principles," "reversible perspective," "shifting vertices," "binocular vision," "contact-barrier," the alternative of "consciousness" and "unconsciousness" with infinity and finiteness, Bion's use of versions, his contrast among "mentalization" and "thinking," in addition to many different items.

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