Equals by Adam Phillips

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A new collection of musings by one of the finest essayists in the English language, showing what psychotherapy can tell us about equality, hierarchy, citizenship, and democracy

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Adam Phillipshas been called "the closest thing we have to a philosopher of happiness." Formerly Principal Child Psychotherapist at Charing Cross Hospital in London, Phillips is the author of such works asWinnicott; On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored; Monogamy; On Flirtation; Terror and Experts; Darwin's Worms; Promises, Promises;andHoudini's Box.
Published July 21, 2009 by Basic Books. 224 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Law & Philosophy, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Equals by Adam Phillips Faber and Faber £12.99, pp246 Adam Phillips's groundbreaking collection of psychoanalytical essays was memorably titled On Kissing, Tickling and Being Bored.

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Equals Adam Phillips 160pp, Faber, £12.99 Adam Phillips, the psychotherapist and editor of writers including Lamb, Pater and Burke, is also considered by many to be a grand master of the essay form.

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Though Equals is psychoanalyst-essayist Adam Phillips's (On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored) attempt to branch out into political thinking, the best essays in the collection, many of which have been previously published, are the ones about Freud and his followers.

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