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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 51–62.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Hanna Segal; Jeffrey M. Perl Segal traces the development and use of the psychoanalytic concept of ambivalence from Eugen Bleuler to Freud to Melanie Klein and Wilfred Bion. Segal’s own argument, ultimately, is that ambivalence is an achievement rather than a problem, though only when...
Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 463–487.
Published: 01 August 2003
... in the context of an active relationship with caretakers. Unformulated primary experience—or what Wilfred Bion termed β elements and researchers now call implicit or procedural memory—becomes labeled and thus known (or α ele- ments) only through the containing and processing...
Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 12–38.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to an internal object that is sensible, that can be felt, even though it has no voice (CU 152). Just as Wilfred Bion argued that the need to think thoughts forced the development of a mind, so too, Bollas argues, self- experience invites our consciousness to entertain ideas about its nature and, though...