By Gerard Bleandonu
Wilfred Bion was once some of the most unique and influential thinkers in fresh psychoanalysis. His principles, which might be traced in direct line within the improvement of psychoanalytic conception from Freud to Melanie Klein, are tricky to know simply because his writing sort used to be frequently enigmatic and ambiguous. this can be the 1st complete biography and the 1st entire explication of his major contribution to psychoanalytic idea and perform. Dr. Bleandonu takes us via Bion's own and highbrow explorations and provides transparent debts of his key ideas, together with paintings teams and easy assumption teams, psychotic techniques, catastrophic swap, abandonment of reminiscence and hope, the mystic, and supreme fact. additionally, the grid is thoroughly laid out and explicated; the emergence of the belief of hyperlinks, and assaults on them, as a middle subject for the remainder of Bion's operating lifestyles is given right realization; and Bion's try to creat an in depth psychoanalytic epistemology is discusses. eventually Bleandonu publications the reader in the course of the fable writings in Memoir of the longer term, the masterpiece that's Bion's autobiography, and his ultimate writings, together with the posthumous Cogitations. major interpreting for an individual with an curiosity in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and the improvement of psychoanalytic suggestion, this quantity could be valued through execs and scholars alike.