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  • (Mis)Interpretations of Freud

    "While drawing from clinical theory and documenting paradigmatic shifts in psychoanalysis from Freud and his followers to Kleinian, Kohutian self-psychology, and relational psychoanalysis and more, Almond discusses the nuances of transference in practice."

  • Virtue Ethics

    Virtue Ethics

    "There is a rich diversity of topics in virtue ethics that can be pursued from the perspective of phenomenology, such as: the need for proper character dispositions (courage, humility, justice, etc.); the fundamental quest for fulfillment (eudaimonia); the role of moral exemplars, and the dilemmas of ignorance and incontinence."

  • Perverse Social Defence

    Perverse Social Defence

    "The concept of ‘social defence’ refers to largely non-conscious but socially organized mechanisms of managing anxieties, anxieties which can be of an ontological, sexual or moral nature."

  • Evil and Open Secrets

    "While the intentionally hidden secret remains an important issue in 21st century governance, the ‘‘open secret’’ has become much more common and just as common, if not more, difficult to deal with."

  • Containing and Transformation

    Containing and Transformation

    "In my view this discourse could apply to all social organisations, even those from the private and commercial sector, where other methods – such as organisational consultancy, executive coaching etc. – might be assimilated to supervision as a way to “take care of the container”." Mario Perini