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  1. The Primacy of Experience in R.D. Laing's Approach to Psychoanalysis.M. Guy Thompson - 2003 - In Roger Frie (ed.), Understanding Experience: Psychotherapy and Postmodernism. Routledge.
    This paper explores R. D. Laing's application of existential and phenomenological tradtions, specifically Hegel and Heidegger, to his groundbreaking work with psychotic process as well as psychotherapeutic practice more generally.
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  2. The Ethic of Honesty: The Fundamental Rule of Psychoanalysis.M. Guy Thompson - 2004 - Rodopi.
    "Rarely do we come across a book that has the force and cogency to provoke us to reevaluate the most fundamental tenets of psychoanalysis. One of the most brilliant psychoanalytic scholars of our time, M. Guy Thompson revolutionizes our understanding of the axiomatic principles upon which psychoanalysis is based. Through a careful exegesis of Freud’s texts, he persuasively shows how the fundamental rule of psychoanalysis is not merely a vehicle for free association but, more importantly, a pledge to honesty. Contextualized (...)
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    Is the Unconscious Really All That Unconscious? The Role of Being and Experience in the Psychoanalytic Encounter.M. Guy Thompson - 2001 - Contemporary Psychoanalysis 37 (4):571-612.
    This paper explores the psychoanalytic conception of the unconscious and critiques it from a phenomenlogical perspective, especially Sartre and Heidegger, with a view to conceptualizing the unconscious from an ontological rather than psychological mindset.
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    Is the Unconscious Really All That Unconscious?M. Guy Thompson - 2004 - In Paul Gordon & Rosalind Mayo (eds.), Between Psychotherapy and Philosophy: Essays From the Philadelphia Association. pp. 141-178.
    This paper explores the psychoanalytic conception of the unconscious and critiques it from a phenomenlogical perspective, especially Sartre and Heidegger, with a view to conceptualizing the unconscious from an ontological rather than psychological mindset.
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    Postmodernism and Psychoanalysis: A Heideggerian Critique of Postmodernist Malaise and the Question of Authenticity.M. Guy Thompson - 2004 - In Joseph Reppen, Jane Tucker & Martin A. Schulman (eds.), Way Beyond Freud: Postmodern Psychoanalysis Observed. Open Gate Press. pp. 173--202.
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    Apprehending the Inaccessible: Freudian Psychoanalysis and Existential Phenomenology.M. Guy Thompson - 2007 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 38 (1):136-150.
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  7. The Personal Dimension to Ontology.M. Guy Thompson - 2015 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 22 (2):125-127.
    Hersch’s objective in his paper was to “illustrate how an existential ontology has a great deal to offer psychotherapists”. The first of three sections addresses existential themes such as guilt and anxiety and explores the notion of bad faith; the second focuses on why existential ontology provides a more suitable grounding for psychotherapy than traditional models; and the third offers the author’s invention of a mental status examination that is derived from existential ontology. To illustrate how existential ontology may be (...)
     
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    Therapeutic Action: An Earnest Plea for Irony.M. Guy Thompson - 2008 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 39 (1):126-139.
    Book review of Jonathan Lear's study of Hans Loewald's views about the nature of therapeutic action in psychoanalysis.
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  9. The Truth About Freud's Technique the Encounter with the Real.M. Guy Thompson - 1994