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    • The Fideism of the Wittgensteinians 

      Bottone, Angelo (Metalogicon, 2001)
      Among the various English philosophical currents that have dealt with religion, “Wittgensteinian fideists” have, more than anyone else, stressed the relativity of beliefs and their relation to the forms of life in which ...
    • Forging a new template : proposing a more effective way of working with drug users 

      Byrne, Declan; Loose, Rik (Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme (KCCP), 2007)
      Addiction is characterised by a sense of urgency or immediacy and it concerns a need to feel good, to be without pain or even to acquire an ideal state of feeling. But are these needs not something that most people can ...
    • ‘A god / good kissing carrion’ : Hamlet II.ii.181 

      Sadowski, Piotr (Regents of the University of Colorado, 2001)
      During his first public appearance as a ‘madman ,’ Hamlet treats the importunate Polonius with a number of equivocations, saying among other things what in most editions of the play is rendered as: ‘For if the sun breed ...
    • A Gross episode 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1999)
      In three letters written by Freud in 1908 and addressed to Jung, references were made to the addiction of their colleague, the rebellious and burlesque Otto Gross. It is most peculiar that these references are not mentioned ...
    • The health of academic psychology 

      Murphy, Jonathan (The Irish Psychologist, 2017)
      For those starting out in academia, it is an arduous climb, often with uncertain perspective; a career ladder moving in the wind, with few rungs, dangling from a helicopter being piloted by non-academic managers. And from ...
    • The impact of suicide prevention on experienced Irish clinicians 

      Moore, Heather; Donohue, Grainne (Wiley, 2016)
      The Irish Poet W.B. Yeats coined the famous refrain “All changed, changed utterly, a terrible beauty is born” in his poem “Easter 1916” (as cited in Martin, 1989, p. 176-177). This quote aptly encapsulates the reality ...
    • Information literacy and employability 

      O Keeffe, Colin (Library Association of Ireland, 2016)
      Information Literacy (IL) and its relationship to third level graduates’ employability has gained more attention in recent years. This article examines how IL has evolved from skills initially associated with academic ...
    • Lacan and the Sophist - indications of the logic of the subject 

      O'Donnell, Barry (Psychoanalytische Perspectieven, 2000)
      In the Seminar Crucial Problems for Psychoanalysis Lacan suggests that the logical conditions for the subsistence of the subject are indicated in Plato’s Sophist. Lacan argues that the same conditions are necessary for ...
    • Lacan for beginners 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1998)
      Is it misguided to write a 'beginners book' on a thinker as complex, obscure, fluid and rich as Lacan? It depends perhaps, on to whom the book is addressed. In the opening to the French edition of the Ecrits, Lacan states ...
    • Lacan's invention 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2006)
      Lacan was always concerned with what was distinctive about psychoanalysis, with what is new with psychoanalysis, and why it is justifiable to speak of the Freudian discovery. This concern occupied him no less in Les non-dupes ...
    • Libido and toxic substance 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1996)
      Despite Freud's tendency to deny this, there can be little doubt that the Cocaine Episode was an important part of his scientific and therapeutic work. Elsewhere we have proposed a reading of Freud's Cocaine Papers which ...
    • Literature as interaction : a systems model of literary composition and reception 

      Sadowski, Piotr (Konstanta Publishers, 2000)
      can it be reduced to a selected element or types of elements. For example, a reduction of literary meaning to a single factor: be it the socio -economic conditions in which the text is produced (as in Marxist criticism), ...
    • Love in Plato's Symposium and Lacan's Transference seminar 

      Ball, Terry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2011)
      This article focuses on Lacan’s eighth seminar on Transference, specifically his references to Plato’s Symposium, and more particularly the attention he pays therein to the interaction and dialogue between Alcibiades, ...
    • Making sense of surprise : an investigation of the factors influencing surprise judgments 

      Maguire, Rebecca; Maguire, Phil; Keane, Mark T. (American Psychological Association, 2011)
      Surprise is often defined in terms of disconfirmed expectations, whereby the surprisingness of an event is thought to be dependent on the degree to which it contrasts with a more likely, or expected, outcome. The authors ...
    • Many voices : building a biblioblogosphere in Ireland 

      Dalton, Michelle; O'Connor, Martin; Kouker, Alexander (Routledge, 2016)
      Blogging has been associated with the Library and Information Science (LIS) community for some time now. Libfocus.com is an online blog that was founded in 2011. Its goal was to create a communal communication space for ...
    • Memory and phantasy 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1999)
      There is a presupposition in the term 'false memory syndrome' that there are memories that are true and memories that are false; that a false memory is something fabricated and that it therefore has no bearing on the truth; ...
    • MSc in Information and Library Management at Dublin Business School 

      O'Neill, Marie (Library Association of Ireland, 2015)
      Dublin Business School is Ireland’s largest independent higher education college offering over 100 accredited courses in business, arts, law, psychology, IT and more to over 9,000 students. In November 2006, Dublin Business ...
    • Mutual entailment of temporal relations in younger and older adults: reversing order judgments 

      McGreal, Catherine; Hyland, John; O’ Hora, Denis; Hogan, Michael (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
      For temporal relations, mutually entailed relations are different to those directly trained; we learn that A occurred “before” B and derive that B occurred “after” A. Deriving such relations results in lower accuracy and ...
    • New bottle : old wine! School bullying among primary school pupils and the emergence of cyberbullying 

      McGuckin, Conor; Hyland, Pauline; Lewis, Christopher Alan (Access Research Knowledge (ARK), 2010)
      Involvement in ‘traditional’ (face-to-face) bully/victim problems at school has been linked to impaired health and well-being, a reduction in educational attainment, long-term relationship and intimacy issues, and potential ...
    • The origins of the psychological 'interior' - evidence from imperial roman literacy practices and related issues 

      McMahon, Ciaran (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008)
      The pervasiveness in psychological literature of the assumption that mental events and psychology in general occur within the person – henceforth the psychological interior‘ – is introduced and the received view of its ...