By Charles Spezzano
Drawing at the writings of Freud, Fairbairn, Klein, Sullivan, and Winnicott, Spezzano deals an intensive redefinition of the analytic method because the intersubjective elaboration and rules of impact. The plight of analytic sufferers, he holds, is imprisonment inside of crude myth gildings of developmentally major feeling states. Analytic therapy fosters the patient's skill to maintain alive in cognizance, and as a result consider, those formerly warded-off affective states; it thereby presents a moment probability to accomplish competence in utilizing feeling states to appreciate the self inside of its relational panorama.
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We all construct, he says, prototypical memories-what we generally call in psychoanalytic language mental representations-of such repeated events as Sunday evenings with the family or laughing with mother. So far, he is not saying anything different about mental representations from what object relations theorists generally say about them: they are constructs, not copies of lived experiences. But, says Stern, since the psychological work done CONVERSA TION ABOUT AFFECTIVE LIFE 23 by the infant in forming a representation based on a mathematical averaging of distances between and dimensions of facial features is obviously just as much perceptual and cognitive as it is affective, "there is no reason to believe," as most psychoanalytic theorists have done, '' that affect plays a Special role in the organization of memories'' (p.
Lf tbe answer istbat trutb is found, tbe next question becomes wbetber or not your metbod of inquiry is capable of finding any of it. Freud can certainly be read as baving insisted tbat tbe psycboanalytic metbod of inquiry is capable of finding some of the truth. Grünbaum is persuasive in reading Freud tbis way. With tbis argument establisbed, be bas two tasks left. He must persuade bis readers tbat tbe otber basic position-that trutb is 18 CHAPTER 1 made-is wrong, and then he must demoostrate that the psychoanalytic method cannot find truth.
Themanifestations are proof of the motives, and the motives are the explanation of the manifestations. According to Rubenstein, the only way out of such circular talking is, as Eagle (1985} explains it, "to step out of the clinical context and Iook to nonclinical, including neurophysiological, evidence" (p. 86}. Is it? Ruhenstein and Eagle believe it is, but that is a position, not proofthat it is. lt is not even the same kind of discourse as Ruhenstein engaged in to argue the circular character of inferring unconscious motives from their manifestations.