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Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

by Jonathan Lear,
Psychology Today, January 10, 2017

“I have lived through an eventful year, yet understand no more of it than a babe in arms,” the narrator of J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, tells us. “There has been something staring me in the face and still I do not see it.”


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