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Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Religion Essays in Honour of Sudhir Kakar

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9780198076988

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ISBN10:
0198076983
Edition:
1st
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
5/1/2014
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Dinesh Sharma, Senior Fellow, Institute for International and Cross-Cultural Research, St Francis College, New York

Dinesh Sharma is Senior Fellow, Institute for International and Cross-Cultural Research, St Francis College, New York.

Table of Contents


Foreword-Asian Explorers of Psyche and Culture: Sudhir Kakar and His Contemporaries by Robert A. LeVine
Introduction by Dinesh Sharma
1. When a Lingam Is Not Just a Good Cigar Wendy Doniger
2. An Island in Mind: Aldous Huxley and the Neurotheologian Jeffrey J. Kripal
3. Sri Aurobindo Demystified: An Essay on Psychology and Religion in India Dinesh Sharma
4. Psychoanalysis and the Problem of Religious Ecstasy June McDaniel
5. Mysticism and the Teacher-Student (Guru-Shishya) Relationship: The Approaches of Patanjali, Jung, and Kakar Harold Coward
6. The Mother-Son Symbiotic Dyad and the Positioning of the Oedipus Complex in the Asian Culture Jhuma Basak
7. The Intergenerational Transmission of Culture in Conflict: The Story of a New York Mongrel John Munder Ross
8. Can Leaders Change? Yes, But Only If They Want To Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
9. Kakar's Contribution Manasi Kumar
10. Let Me Tell You a Story about Hindu Temples and Runaway Trolleys Richard A. Shweder
11. Murder in Meriah Country: Ethno-political Conflict in the Kondhmals Usha Menon
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