Alan Bass, PhD
June 12-14, 2020
Alan Bass Ph.D. is a practicing analyst in New York City. He is a training analyst and faculty member at IPTAR and the Contemporary Freudian Society, and on the graduate philosophy faculty of the New School for Social Research. He is the author of three books (Difference and Disavowal: The Trauma of Eros; Interpretation and Difference: The Strangeness of Care; Fetishism, Psychoanalysis and Philosophy: The Iridescent Thing), many articles; the translator of four book by Jacques Derrida; and the editor of the journal The Undecidable Unconscious.
Developments of Kleinian Thought
The seminar will focus on some of the most important expansions of Kleinian theory and practice, including the work of Wilfred Bion, Hanna Segal, Betty Joseph, John Steiner, and Michael Feldman.
Bion: Learning from Experience.
Segal: papers on symbolic equation and the death instinct.
Joseph: selections from Psychic Equilibrium and Psychic Change.
Steiner: selections from Psychic Retreats.
Feldman: selections from Collected Papers.
[More specific several months before the seminar]