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    How Psychology Erodes Personhood.Philip Cushman - 2002 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 22 (2):103-113.
    For the purposes of addressing some of our most pressing dilemmas and deficiencies today, in both our society and the field of psychology, it is helpful to think of the last 115 years or so as an evolution, in many quarters, from Victorian character to a painful kind of "empty self" to an even more devastating kind of fragmentation I dub "multiple self." I explore ways in which the DSM is a more or less witting carrier of these troubling forms (...)
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    Psychotherapy and Moral Discourse.Philip Cushman - 1993 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 13 (2):103-113.
    Argues that psychotherapy's claim to be a universal scientific practice that objectively treats ahistorical illnesses is untenable. PT is a cultural product, so it both reflects and reproduces its cultural context. Because cultural context is in part composed of moral traditions embedded in political structures, PT is unavoidably a moral practice with political consequences. Implicit moralities in current practices are discussed. Philosophical hermeneutics in PT practice are offered as an alternative. In a discussion of intersecting traditions, it is suggested that (...)
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    The Self Besieged: Recruitment-Indoctrination Processes in Restrictive Groups.Philip Cushman - 1986 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 16 (1):1–32.
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