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  1. Psychoanalysis and Creativity in Everyday Life

    Ordinary Genius

    By Gemma Corradi Fiumara

    Psychoanalysis and Creativity in Everyday Life: Ordinary Genius is an attempt to create a psychoanalytic space for the quest and questions of our everyday creativity. Official creativity is normally applauded to the point of obscuring all other types of creativity, with detrimental consequences for...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Spontaneity

    A Psychoanalytic Inquiry

    By Gemma Corradi Fiumara

    Psychoanalytic theory frequently explains psychopathology from the perspective of either inadequate early care or as the result of environmental factors. In this book the author suggests that poor mental health can be a result of our incapacity to respond to internal and external stimuli, and...

    Published March 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Mind's Affective Life

    A Psychoanalytic and Philosophical Inquiry

    By Gemma Fiumara Corradi

    The Mind's Affective Life is a refreshing and innovative examination of the relationship between feeling and thinking. Our thoughts and behaviour are shaped by both our emotions and reason; yet until recently most of the literature analysing thought has concentrated largely on philosophical...

    Published June 13th 2001 by Routledge

  4. The Other Side of Language

    A Philosophy of Listening

    By Gemma Corradi Fiumara

    We are inhabitants of a culture that knows how to speak but not how to listen. Against a tradition that has endorsed the power of discourse, where warring monologues are mistaken for genuine dialogue, Gemma Corradi Fiumara examines and reveals the other side of language - listening....

    Published December 6th 1995 by Routledge

  5. The Metaphoric Process

    Connections Between Language and Life

    By Gemma Corradi Fiumara

    Metaphor is much more than just a linguistic phenomena, argues Gemma Corradi Fiumara, it is in fact the key process by which we construct and develop our ability to understand the world and the people we share it with. Rationality as understood by philosophers has led to a disembodied view of...

    Published November 8th 1995 by Routledge

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