Psychiatrist, prophet, philosopher and poet, R.D. Laing was one of the most stimulating thinkers of the 20th century. His books "The Divided Self" and "Self and Others" revolutionized the common understanding of such concepts as madness, family life and society. This book brings together personal reflections, a scientific lecture, haunting overheard conversations, disturbing accounts of callous conventional psychiatry and poignant scenes from Laing's childhood. The author looks at sex, our personalities and some of our psychological problems tracing these back to birth and the cutting of the cord, even to life in the womb. The implications challenge many of our most cherished assumptions about life.
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Book Description London : Penguin 1977, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good-. Pbk, vg-; comprises of journals, lectures, memories & reflections. Bookseller Inventory # 31383
Book Description Paperback published by Penguin Books, reprint 1977. Pages beginning to discolour. Previous owner's name on half title page. Good condition. [Ref: SB]. Bookseller Inventory # 314860
Book Description Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1977. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. reprint. front cover has been creased, no other damage to detail. The whole work is really a philosophical, personal and biological meditation on the question, "who am I?" - But there are no answers, if only because the author is no longer talking about the people who come to him in trouble, but about himself." - Rear panel blurb First softcover edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 144 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Medical & Healthcare Practitioners; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 014004423X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140044232. Inventory No: 0254225. Bookseller Inventory # 0254225
Book Description Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1977. Mass Market Paperbac. Book Condition: Very Good. 1977 reprint. 144p. Laing looks at himself and the mystery of life, " the whole work is really a philosophical, personal and biological meditaiton on the question, Who am I? - but there are no answers. " Sunned paper, owner's name and sticker on front page - no dogeared pages. Light crease to front cover where it has been opened. ; 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 2470