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The Transformational Object

The first in a series of three postgraduate seminars led by Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist.

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Unforbidden Pleasures 4: On Obedience

The first in a series of three lectures by Honorary Visiting Professor, Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic and essayist.

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