Antipsychiatry Body of Knowledge, II

A Listmania! list by W. Hillier (San Francisco)
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The list author says: "This is a continuation of my previous list, "Antipsychiatry." Amazon limits us to 40 selections, and I have more than 40, so here are (at least some of) the rest."
Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, The Work of Mourning & the New International (Routledge Classics)
1.  Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, The Work of Mourning & the New International (Routledge Classics) by Jacques Derrida
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  "Derrida's deconstructive critique (and appreciation) of Mark, embargoed until after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989."
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The Gay Science: With a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
2.  The Gay Science: With a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs by Friedrich Nietzsche
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  "An antipsychiatrist must have a firm grounding in the rebel thinkers (Freud, Marx, Nietzsche).  For the Nietzsche, you may as well start with this engaging, easy text."
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Human, All-Too-Human (Parts I and II)
3.  Human, All-Too-Human (Parts I and II) by R. J. Hollingdale
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  "This is the looooong book of aphorisms by Nietzsche.  Many fascinating reflections on art and science can be found here."
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Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)
4.  Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) by R. J. Hollingdale
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  "This book follows Human All Too Human in Nietzsche's ouvre, and serves as a prelude to his Geneology or Morals."
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The Untimely Meditations (Thoughts Out of Season Parts I and II)
5.  The Untimely Meditations (Thoughts Out of Season Parts I and II) by R. J. Hollingdale
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  "These meditations include one of the most blistering polemics ever written.  They are from his early phase, when he was still a professor of philology (not philosophy) at Basel."
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The Birth of Tragedy: Out of the Spirit of Music (Penguin Classics)
6.  The Birth of Tragedy: Out of the Spirit of Music (Penguin Classics) by Friedrich Nietzsche
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  "Nietzsche's first published work, and probably his worst essay!  Nevertheless, it is of substantial importance."
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The Pre-Platonic Philosophers (International Nietzsche Studies (INS))
7.  The Pre-Platonic Philosophers (International Nietzsche Studies (INS)) by Friedrich Nietzsche
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  "This unpublished early work is of substantial interest.  Compare with Heidegger's Early Greek Thinking."
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The Portable Nietzsche (Portable Library)
8.  The Portable Nietzsche (Portable Library) by Friedrich Nietzsche
The list author says:
  "Includes the important essay, "Truth and the Lie in the Extra-Moral Sense" in a good translation by Kaufmann."
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Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future
9.  Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future by Friedrich Nietzsche
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  "Begins with the famous argument, "What if truth was a woman?"  A classic.  He hits his stride."
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The Twilight of the Idols and the Anti-Christ: or How to Philosophize with a Hammer (Penguin Classics)
10.  The Twilight of the Idols and the Anti-Christ: or How to Philosophize with a Hammer (Penguin Classics) by Friedrich Nietzsche
The list author says:
  "Glimmers of Nietzsche's later insanity here, but still an excellent and appreciative critique of Christianity."
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Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One (Penguin Classics)
11.  Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One (Penguin Classics) by Friedrich Nietzsche
The list author says:
  "Nietzsche's enigmatic, complex, philosophical novel.  From the perspective of many, his most important work."
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The Will to Power (Volumes I and II)
12.  The Will to Power (Volumes I and II) by Friedrich Nietzsche
The list author says:
  "The famous notebooks, arranged after his descent into madness, by his fascist, anti-semitic sister.  This was a supreme irony because his work is otherwise very pro-semitic and anti-German."
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The Psychiatric Society (European Perspectives: a Series in Social Thought & Cultural Ctiticism)
13.  The Psychiatric Society (European Perspectives: a Series in Social Thought & Cultural Ctiticism) by Françoise Castel
The list author says:
  "Excellent study of psychiatry in the United States -- the social forces that shaped it, and its current condition circa 1980 -- by two european sociologists and a US activist.  Translated from the French.  Shows how many movements were co-opted and debunks many "innovative" therapies."
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Against Therapy
14.  Against Therapy by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
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  "More debunking of "innovative" therapies."
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How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life
15.  How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life by Thomas Gilovich
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  "Still more debunking of innovative therapies."
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Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill
16.  Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill by Robert Whitaker
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  "A recently-written history of psychiatric treatment of good quality."
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Memoirs of my nervous illness (Psychiatric monographs;no.1)
17.  Memoirs of my nervous illness (Psychiatric monographs;no.1) by Rosemary Dinnage
The list author says:
  "An amazing account of a 19th century German judge who has a psychotic breakdown and records the details of all of it in notes, which he later publishes as a book.  A very strange journey, and a touchstone for all psychoanalytic discussions of paranoid schizophrenia."
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Three Case Histories
18.  Three Case Histories by Sigmund Freud
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  "Includes Freud's famous discussion of the Schreber case."
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Ecrits: A Selection
19.  Ecrits: A Selection by Jacques Lacan
The list author says:
  "The basic selection of convoluted discussions by France's interpreter of Freud.  Of basic reference.  Eschew the Sheridan translation, which is reportedly riddled with errors.  If these interest you, move up to the complete edition (this is only the selection)."
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The Interpretation of Dream
20.  The Interpretation of Dream 
The list author says:
  "A classic psychoanalytic reference.  Love him or hate him, Freud is an edifice that must be addressed.  I prefer this short translation of the first edition (it went through several -- see Strachey for the compilation)."
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The Psychopathology of Everyday Life (The Standard Edition)  (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)
21.  The Psychopathology of Everyday Life (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud) by James Strachey
The list author says:
  "Another early key Freud text, this one emphasizing the importance of language in dreams."
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Totem and Taboo (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud) (Paperback)
22.  Totem and Taboo (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud) (Paperback) by Sigmund Freud (Author) James Strachey (Translator) Peter Gay(Introduction)
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  "This is Freud's interpretation of authority in human society.  Essential."
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Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality
23.  Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality by James Strachey
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  "I hate this book.  However, Josephina Ayerza recommends it."
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The Ego and the Id
24.  The Ego and the Id by Sigmund Freud
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  "Another Ayerza recommendation.  This one covers nomanclature that has by now infiltrated modern society.  Still, it is good to get it from the source."
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The Ego and the Id (The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)
25.  The Ego and the Id (The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud) by James Strachey
The list author says:
  "Freud's critique of modern society.  A standard."
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Beyond the Pleasure Principle -- The Standard Edition, with a Biographical Introduction By Peter Gay
26.  Beyond the Pleasure Principle -- The Standard Edition, with a Biographical Introduction By Peter Gay by Sigmund Freud
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  "An important later essay in which Freud reverses his earlier position (on the pleasure principle).  Also of some philosophical interest."
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Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You
27.  Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You by Gerd Gigerenzer
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  "A readable and very important text for understanding, interpreting, and criticizing statistical results.  Read this carefully and be able to apply its techniques."
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Planning in the Public Domain
28.  Planning in the Public Domain by John Friedmann
The list author says:
  "Friedmann builds a framework in which he manages to fit everything from Bakunin and Heidegger to Russel Ackoff.  A good antipsychiarist must understand public policy and this is a good overview."
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Speaking Truth to Power
29.  Speaking Truth to Power by Aaron B. Wildavsky
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  "Another policy text, this one about the complicated problems that face all public policy projects."
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Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases
30.  Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases by Amos Tversky
The list author says:
  "A famous collection along the lines of statistical illusions that are likely to blindside the unwary or uncareful.  Of considerable policy relevance.  One of the authors won the Nobel Prize for this work (a second died too soon)."
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Clinical Versus Statistical Prediction: A Theoretical Analysis and a Review of the Evidence
31.  Clinical Versus Statistical Prediction: A Theoretical Analysis and a Review of the Evidence by Paul E. Meehl
The list author says:
  "A classic text proving the superiority of (pure) statistical over (pure) clinical methods in psychiatry and beyond.  (Further research has shown that statistical methods with clinical handling of exceptions is even better.)"
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Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey (Dover Books on Mathematics)
32.  Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey (Dover Books on Mathematics) by R. Duncan Luce
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  "A good primer on game theory, an economic theory with public policy applications."
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The Strategy of Conflict
33.  The Strategy of Conflict by Thomas C. Schelling
The list author says:
  "A heterodox view that contractics game and decision theory with very compelling arguments.  It won its author the Nobel Prize.  Also mentions mental patients in example."
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Administrative Behavior, 4th Edition
34.  Administrative Behavior, 4th Edition by Herbert Alexander Simon
The list author says:
  "The good antipsychiatrist will also be knowledgeable of problems inherent in organizations.  Here is the classic reference."
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The Gulag Archipelago, Vol 1 An Experiemtn in Liteary Investigatin I-II 1918-56
35.  The Gulag Archipelago, Vol 1 An Experiemtn in Liteary Investigatin I-II 1918-56 by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn
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  "Psychiatry involves coercion, so it is worthwhile to study totalitarian states of the 20th century.  The largest coercion project of all time, which led 30 million to their deaths, was Stalin's system of work camps.  A veritable catalog of coercive methods, impenetrable ideology, and human suffering, told in a first-hand account."
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The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.)
36.  The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.) by H.T. Willetts
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  "Don't read some watered-down abridgement.  Here is the second volume.  Includes the weird passage in which the author convinces himself he needs this abuse."
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The Gulag Archipelago Volume 3: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
37.  The Gulag Archipelago Volume 3: An Experiment in Literary Investigation by H.T. Willetts
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  "Stick it out to the bitter end.  Here is the third volume."
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In the Belly of the Beast: Letters From Prison
38.  In the Belly of the Beast: Letters From Prison by Jack Henry Abbott
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  "Coercion ultimately involves prisons at some point, and psychiatry has been involved with them since the beginning, as Foucault has shown.  This is an interesting account by an intelligent inmate."
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