Join Professor Mark Solms and Professor R.D. Hinshelwood as they debate "Is neuroscience saving or destroying psychoanalysis? "
Mark Solms will outline some recent neuroscientific findings that suggest major revisions of psychoanalytic theory are required that might have implications for clinical practice. His outline of these will prepare the way for the afternoon case presentation, in which the usefulness (or otherwise) of the proposed revisions may be tested.
R.D. Hinshelwood will comment on scientific subjectivity in psychoanalysis and argue for psychoanalysis as a unique science of subjectivity. The case presentation will be addressed from the point of view of a logic for testing theories about personal experiences.