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Eros

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Eros by Nicola Abel-Hirsch
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Sex can be some of the best and worst of what happens between people - from love affairs to paedophilia. So how are we to understand sexual excitement and its relationship to love and concern? Freud gave the name Eros to his concept of the Life Instinct - the drive to endure and procreate. At best, imaginative activity, sexual desire and love all involve a multitude of connections within and between the people concerned. But is there a difference between daydreaming and the imaginative work involved in a relationship, a good hypothesis or a work of art? Why is compulsive daydreaming repetitive and shallow? And how can certain forms of sexual excitement allow destructive aspects of the self, and the humanity of the other person, to go unrecognised?Nicola Abel-Hirsch explores the concept of Eros through three main questions: What is sexuality? What is love? What is imagination?

Author Biography

Nicola Abel-Hirsch is a psychoanalyst with the British Psychoanalytical Society. She has a first degree in Philosophy and Religious Studies and a Masters in Social Policy and Social Work Studies from the LSE. She works in private practice in West London.
Release date Australia
October 8th, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Icon Books Ltd
Pages
80
Dimensions
110x176x6
ISBN-13
9781840462760
Product ID
1934957

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