ISBN-10:
080397521X
ISBN-13:
9780803975217
Pub. Date:
02/10/1997
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Philosophy and Psychotherapy / Edition 1

Philosophy and Psychotherapy / Edition 1

by Edward ErwinEdward Erwin

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Overview

'For those readers who favour an empirical-scientific approach to counselling and therapy, and who view therapy, at least potentially or in principle, as an objective science, this will no doubt be a very useful and informative book... We should be grateful that Erwin has set out more fully than anyone to date the specifically philosophical case for a "science of therapy "; and those of a New Paradigm persuasion at least now know the nature of the arguments they will have to refute in order to sustain their position. I look forward with eager anticipation to their efforts, and to an emerging and fruitful engagement between philosophy and therapy - for both have a great deal to learn from each other' - Counselling, The Journal of the Br

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803975217
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/10/1997
Series: Perspectives on Psychotherapy series , #1
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Edward Erwin is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami, and is the author or editor of a number of books, the most recent of which is the Freud Encyclopedia (1994).

Table of Contents

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONAL QUESTIONS
Autonomy, Free Choice and the Possibility of a Psychotherapeutic Science
Values and Morals
The Self in Psychotherapy
Postmodernist Clinical Epistemology
A Critique
PART TWO: PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC PARADIGMS
Behavior Modification and the New Behaviorism
Cognitive Therapy and Behavior Therapy
Psychoanalysis and the Psychodynamic Therapies
EPILOGUE
The Crisis in Psychotherapy

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