The Primitive Edge of Experience

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Karnac Books, Dec 31, 1992 - Psychology - 256 pages
Ogden constructs an anatomy and physiology of the psychic apparatus based on the interplay of the depressive, the paranoid-schizoid and the autistic - contiguous positions. The last position is his unique creation and refer to a primitive mode of experiencing that involves the moulding and shaping of boundaries.
 

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Contents

Cover Copy Right Content 1 Introduction
The Structure of Experience
The AutisticContiguous Position
The Schizoid Condition

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Thomas H. Ogden is an internationally acclaimed psychoanalytic thinker who has published eleven books of essays on the theory and practice of psychoanalysis as well as literary readings of Frost, Borges, Kafka, and others. His work has been translated into nineteen languages. He lives in San Francisco, California, where he practices psychoanalysis and teaches both psychoanalysis and creative writing.

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