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The use of existential-philosophic concepts in psychotherapy

The use of existential-philosophic concepts in psychotherapy THE USE OF EXISTENTIAL-PHILOSOPHIC CONCEPTS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY JULIUS E. HEUSCHER CRITICAL GOMMENTARY in a recent establish clearly the relationship between issue of The ]ournal o.[ Existential- the two. Some have evaded this diffi- ism 1 points out that phenomenology culty by claiming tha~ existential philos- and existential philosophy should not be ophy and existential psychotherapy are two entirely separate fields. However, it viewed as entirely novel achievements of modern times. Throughout classical would seem more accurate to say that these two disciplines deal with the same antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, literary passages can be basic problem--created by the so-called "subject-object split" in natural science found which find an echo in the "in- --in two diverse ways. Philosophy which sights" of modern existentialists. Exist- has no need to be concerned with any ential philosophy is thus not new, nor immediate plausibility and applicability is its scope clearly defined. What has of its views or findings can attempt to rendered it so popular in recent years pursue a radically phenomenologic ap- is a combination of frequently contra- proach to the problems of human exist- dictory factors. The emphasis upon a ence. Thus it may eventually formulate radical phenomenologic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Springer Journals

The use of existential-philosophic concepts in psychotherapy

The American Journal of Psychoanalysis , Volume 29 (2): 16 – Sep 1, 1969

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Springer Journals
Copyright
1969 The Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
ISSN
0002-9548
eISSN
1573-6741
DOI
10.1007/BF01873849
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Abstract

THE USE OF EXISTENTIAL-PHILOSOPHIC CONCEPTS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY JULIUS E. HEUSCHER CRITICAL GOMMENTARY in a recent establish clearly the relationship between issue of The ]ournal o.[ Existential- the two. Some have evaded this diffi- ism 1 points out that phenomenology culty by claiming tha~ existential philos- and existential philosophy should not be ophy and existential psychotherapy are two entirely separate fields. However, it viewed as entirely novel achievements of modern times. Throughout classical would seem more accurate to say that these two disciplines deal with the same antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, literary passages can be basic problem--created by the so-called "subject-object split" in natural science found which find an echo in the "in- --in two diverse ways. Philosophy which sights" of modern existentialists. Exist- has no need to be concerned with any ential philosophy is thus not new, nor immediate plausibility and applicability is its scope clearly defined. What has of its views or findings can attempt to rendered it so popular in recent years pursue a radically phenomenologic ap- is a combination of frequently contra- proach to the problems of human exist- dictory factors. The emphasis upon a ence. Thus it may eventually formulate radical phenomenologic

Journal

The American Journal of PsychoanalysisSpringer Journals

Published: Sep 1, 1969

Keywords: Clinical Psychology; Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis

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