NATURE OF THE SELF
Lynne G. Tenbusch, Ph.D.
Week 1. Cushman, Philip. (1995). Appendix, pp 357-387. In CONSTRUCTION OF THE SELF, CONSTRUCTION OF AMERICA: DeCapo Press.
Week 2. Mitchell, Stephen A. (1993). Ch 4, “Multiple Selves, Singular Self”. In HOPE AND DREAD IN PSYCHOANALYSIS: Basic Books: New York.
Week 3. Bromberg, Philip. (1996). “Standing in the Spaces.” Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 73: 509-537.
Week 4. Lachman, Frank M (1996). “Yes. One Self is Enough.” Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 73: 627-631.
Week 5. Engler, Jack. (2003). “Being Somebody and Being Nobody” including commentaries. Ch 1, pp 35-101. In PSYCHOANALYSIS AND BUDDHISM. Wisdom Publications:Boston.
Week 6. Metcalf, Franz Aubrey (2006) “Illusions of the Self in Buddhism and Winnicott” in BUDDHISM AND PSYCHOTHERAPY ACROSS CULTURES (Ed. Mark Unno): Wisdom Publications, Boston
Week 7. Aronson, Harvey B. (2004). Ch. 7, pp 64-90. In BUDDHIST PRACTICE ON WESTERN GROUND. Shambala Press: Boston and LondonWatson, Gay. (2000). Ch. 4, pp 30-40. “I, Mine and Views of the Self.” In THE PSYCHOLOY OF AWAKENING. (ed) Watson, Batchelor and Claxton. Samuel Weiser, Inc: York Beach, Maine.
Week 8. Gombrich, Richard.( 2009). “What Did the Buddha Mean by No Soul?’ Ch 5, pp 60-75 in WHAT THE BUDDHA THOUGHT. Equinox Publishing Ltd: UK
Week 9. Watson, Gay (2000). “I, Mine and Views of the Self” in PSYCHOLOGY OF AWAKENING. (ed Watson, G., Batchelor S. & Claxton, G.) pp. 30-40. Random House: London.
Week 10. Magid, B. (2000). “The Couch and the Cushion: Integrating Zen and Psychoanalysis” Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 28:513-526.
Week 10. Rubin, J. (1996) “Beyond Self Blindness: Psychoanalytic and Buddhist Visions of the Self” pp 57-79. In PSYCHOTHERAPY AND BUDDHISM: TOWARD AN INTEGRATION. Plenum Press: New York.
Please note: This syllabus includes readings from many sources. The nature of the course is such that I could not take readings from just the PEP or from one or two books without compromising the content of the course.
Teicholz, Judith G. (1999). Ch 4, “The Self in Kohut’s Work and in Postmodern Discourse.” In KOHUT, LOEWALD AND THE POSTMODERNS. Analytic Press: Hillsdale, New Jersey.