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Connecting neuropsychology and cognitive science with Freudian theory and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, this text aims to show that there is an empirical connection between what neuroscience tells us about the brain/behaviour, and what rituals and myths have long narrated.
Modern Man in Search of a Soul is the perfect introduction to the theories and concepts of one of the most original and influential religious thinkers of the twentieth century.
Acknowledgements. Introduction. Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena. Dreaming, Fantasying, and Living: A Case-history Describing a Primary Dissociation. Playing: A Theoretical Statement. Playing: Creative Activity and the Search for the Self. Creativity and its Origins.
In Psychology and Alchemy Jung works out in detail the analogies between alchemy, Christian dogma and symbolism in relation to alchemy, focusing on the mandala in particular.
First published in 1945, Maurice Merleau-Ponty's monumental book signalled the arrival of a major new philosophical and intellectual voice in post-war Europe. Breaking with the prevailing picture of existenialism and phenomenology at the time, it has become one of the landmark works of twentieth-century thought. -- Book Jacket.
A gripping novel in which Alex Rogo fights to save his factory before it is closed by corporate HQ, with hundreds of job losses. The story contains a serious message for all managers in industry and explains the ideas which underline the Theory of Constraints (TOC).
A handbook from an internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and teacher. It explains how to navigate a course through the complex process of creating dance. It provides choreographers with a manifesto and reflects on his experience of choreographic practice to allow each artist and dance-maker to find his or her own aesthetic process.
Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, this book questions the category 'woman' and continues in this vein with examinations of 'the masculine' and 'the feminine'. It considers gender as a reiterated social "performance" rather than the expression of a prior reality.
Provides a set of practical techniques which have been tried in many of today's leading companies with dramatic improvements to sales performance. This text makes the spin-selling method available in paperback and includes a new preface by the author.
A collection of lectures from a Disney animator. It features illustrations from some of the top animators in the world including Brad Bird.
Revision of the author's Intelligence-led policing, 2008.
Illuminates the social pretentions of the middle classes in the modern world, focusing on the tastes and preferences of the French bourgeoisie. This book argues that the social world functions simultaneously as a system of power relations and as a symbolic system in which minute distinctions of taste become the basis for social judgement.
A brilliant account of the life of one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Popper also explains some of the central ideas in his work, making this ideal reading for anyone coming to his life and work for the first time.
Michel Foucault was part of a glittering generation of thinkers, one which included Sartre, de Beauvoir and Deleuze. Arguable his finest work, this classic is a challenging but fantastically rewarding introduction to his ideas.
Jung describes and elaborates his two concepts of archetypes and the collective unconscious, establishing the theoretical basis and examining both concept's relationships to the process of individualization.
Features 48 cards of 2-step and 3-step sequences of everyday activities. This title includes 12 two-step sequences showing: cleaning teeth; making jam tarts; tidying the living room; and packing a school bag. It also includes three-step sequences that illustrate: doing a jigsaw puzzle; playing a computer game; decorating a cake; and riding a bike.