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Unforbidden pleasures

Author: Adam Phillips
Publisher: UK : Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Unforbidden Pleasures is the dazzling new book from Adam Phillips, author of Missing Out and Going Sane Adam Phillips takes Oscar Wilde as a springboard for a deep dive into the meanings and importance of the Unforbidden, from the fall of our 'first parents' Adam and Eve to the work of the great twentieth-century psychoanalytic thinkers. Unforbidden pleasures, he argues, are always the ones we tend not to think  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Phillips
ISBN: 9780241145791 0241145791
OCLC Number: 920852390
Description: 197 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Laying down the law --
Tricks of obedience --
Against self-criticism --
Unforbidden pleasures --
Life itself --
Coda.
Responsibility: Adam Phillips.

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Explores the philosophical, psychological and social complexities that govern human desire and shape our reality.  Read more...

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Publisher's description. Adam Phillips elegantly unfolds the concept of the 'unforbidden', from the Old Testament to Freud and beyond, exploring the philosophical, psychological and social Read more...

 
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