By Wilfred R. Bion

ISBN-10: 0946439052

ISBN-13: 9780946439058

This e-book bargains with emotional reports which are without delay similar either to theories of information and to medical psycho-analysis, and that during the main functional demeanour.

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It is to be noted that the alpha-function may be regarded as a structure, a piece of mental apparatus producing the contact-barrier. In turn the contact-barrier may be regarded, as the name I have given it suggests, as having the characteristics of a structure. This is a repetition of the problem implicit in the differentiation from each other of ego, consciousness and alpha-function, and it is worth considering the implications of this peculiarity of psycho-analytic investigation, namely the use of concepts relating to objects which we need sometimes to consider as if they were related to machines, that is to say as if they were inanimate, and sometimes as if they were functions, which, since we are dealing with human beings and not machines, are certain to be suffused with the characteristics of life.

His use of words is much closer to action intended to “unburden the psyche of accretions of stimuli” than to speech. Second, he does not set to work to manipulate the analyst in the same way as the neurotic. There is a consistency in the characteristics of beta-elements. The language I must use to describe a dynamic situation produces a distortion because it is the language of a scientific method designed for the study of the inanimate. This distortion affects my claim that certain characteristics of the betascreen are consistent.

The simplicity of this view is exposed on occasions when it is believed that a photographic record cannot yield the evidence available to direct observation. 3. Doubts about human capacity to know anything underlie the inquiries of the philosopher of science; these doubts today spring from an inescapable awareness that the situation represented by these abstract terms x K y is identical with x L y or x H y in that an animate element exists intrinsically. That is to say that in proportion as inanimate machinery is introduced to displace the living element, L, H or K have ceased to exist.

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