Prof. Lewis A. Kirshner

Prof. Lewis A. Kirshner

Brockton VA Medical Center, USA






1965  M.D., Jefferson Medical College,

1961  B.A., Anthropology, Wesleyan University


Publications (Selected)

1.     Kirshner LA. Le concept d'intersubjectivite dans la psychanalyse americaine: histoire et tendances actuelles. (The concept of intersubjectvity in American Psychoanalysis: History and current tendancies). Revue Francaise de Psychanalyse, 2/2009: 519-533.

2.     Kirshner LA. Biopolitics and the Transformation of the Psychiatric Subject: in: A Foucault for the 21st Century, to appear Fall 2009, ed S. Binkley, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

3.     Kirshner LA. Figurations of the real, representation of trauma in a dream. The Amer. J. of Psychoanalysis, 2007; 67: 303-311.

4.     Kaës R. 2007. Linking, Alliances, and Shared Space: Groups and the Psychoanalyst, Foreword by Lewis A. Kirshner, London: IPA Press.

5.     Kirshner LA. Figuración de lo real como proceso intersubjectivo. (“Figuration of the real as an interpersonal process”) In Psiquiatria Y Sociedad: La Salud Mental frente al cambio social, Bogota: Universidad El Bosque. 2007: 295-306.

6.     Kirshner LA. Acercamiento Psicoanalítico al Trauma: Teoría y Prática Clinica. (“Psychoanalytic approaches to trauma, theory and clinical practice”) In Psiquiatria Y Sociedad. (op cit). 2007: 307-318.

7.     Kirshner LA. Intersubjective transmission: families, groups, and culture. The work of René Kaës. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assoc., 2006; 54: 1005-1012.

8.     Kirshner LA. Discussion of paper, Nothing Could Be Further from the Truth, by M. Wilson, M.D., J. Amer. Psychoan. Assoc. 2006; 54: 425-428.

9.     Kirshner LA. Rethinking desire, J. Amer. Psychoan Assoc. 2005; 53: 83-103.

10.   Kirshner LA. Biopolitique et transformation du sujet psychiatrique. (“Biopolitics and the tyransformation of the psychiatric subject”) In: Furtos J and Laval C eds., La Santé Mentale en Actes: De la Clinique au Politique, Paris: Éditions érès, 2005: 301-311.

11.   Kirshner LA. 2004. Having a Life: Self Pathology after Lacan. Hillside, N.J. The Analytic Press.

12.   Kirshner LA. Kohut et La Science de L’Empathie (Kohut and the Science of Empathy), Revue Francaise de Psychanalyse; 3/2004: 801-809.