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The Brain, the Mind and the Self: A Psychoanalytic Road Map, by Arnold Goldberg, Routledge, New York, 2015, 164pp.

The Brain, the Mind and the Self: A Psychoanalytic Road Map, by Arnold Goldberg, Routledge, New... The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2017, 77, (203–205) 2017 Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis 0002-9548/17 www.palgrave.com/journals Book Reviews The Brain, the Mind and the Self: A Psychoanalytic Road Map, by Arnold Goldberg, Routledge, New York, 2015, 164pp. Arnold Goldberg’s book, The Brain, the Mind and the Self: A Psychoanalytic Road Map is innovative, philosophically grounded, and quite thought-provoking. His entry into the philosophical domain of defining and contrasting the terms mind, brain, and self is fascinating, enlightening and well worth the read. By differentiating these terms, Goldberg sees an opportunity for psychoanalysis to free itself from the constraints of psychiatry and neuroscience in order to grow and develop along its own unique path. Goldberg is refreshingly subversive and insightful when differentiating the brain from the mind from the self. From my perspective, this was the most vital and valuable focus of this thoughtful book. Unlike certain scientists such as Francis Crick (the co-discoverer of DNA) and certain notable philosophers such as Daniel Dennett, Goldberg does not view the mind as synonymous with the brain. In this day and age where neuroscience is revered and practically worshipped, this is a perspective well worth exploring and examining. Goldberg sees the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Springer Journals

The Brain, the Mind and the Self: A Psychoanalytic Road Map, by Arnold Goldberg, Routledge, New York, 2015, 164pp.

The American Journal of Psychoanalysis , Volume 77 (2) – May 2, 2017

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2017 by Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
Subject
Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis
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0002-9548
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1573-6741
DOI
10.1057/s11231-017-9092-7
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The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2017, 77, (203–205) 2017 Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis 0002-9548/17 www.palgrave.com/journals Book Reviews The Brain, the Mind and the Self: A Psychoanalytic Road Map, by Arnold Goldberg, Routledge, New York, 2015, 164pp. Arnold Goldberg’s book, The Brain, the Mind and the Self: A Psychoanalytic Road Map is innovative, philosophically grounded, and quite thought-provoking. His entry into the philosophical domain of defining and contrasting the terms mind, brain, and self is fascinating, enlightening and well worth the read. By differentiating these terms, Goldberg sees an opportunity for psychoanalysis to free itself from the constraints of psychiatry and neuroscience in order to grow and develop along its own unique path. Goldberg is refreshingly subversive and insightful when differentiating the brain from the mind from the self. From my perspective, this was the most vital and valuable focus of this thoughtful book. Unlike certain scientists such as Francis Crick (the co-discoverer of DNA) and certain notable philosophers such as Daniel Dennett, Goldberg does not view the mind as synonymous with the brain. In this day and age where neuroscience is revered and practically worshipped, this is a perspective well worth exploring and examining. Goldberg sees the

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The American Journal of PsychoanalysisSpringer Journals

Published: May 2, 2017

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