Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The Complex Phenomenon of Denial 2. The Epistemological Problem of Self-description in Freudian Psychoanalysis 3. Denial and Hegel's Philosophical Anthropology 4. Denial and Hegel's Theory of the Will 5. A Child's No-Saying: A Step towards Independence 6. Oedipus, the King: How and How not to Undo a Denial 7. Denial, Metaphor, the Symbolic, and Freedom: The Ontological Dimensions of Denial Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
At Georgetown University, Wilfried Ver Eecke is Professor of Philosophy and also teaches courses in psychology and psychoanalysis. He is the coauthor (with Alphonse De Waelhens) of Phenomenology and Lacan on Schizophrenia, after the Decade of the Brain and Saying "No":Its Meaning in Child Development, Psychoanalysis, Linguistics, and Hegel.