A Dangerous Method

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen Director: David Cronenberg Category: III

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 12:00am

Psycho pillar

ADAM PHILLIPS is explaining why he struggled to develop a fictional character: 'My writing is more of a delirium than a sense of other people.' This solipsism is surprising from the clinician and essayist, whose 12 books have revitalised Sigmund Freud's exploration of the self-obsessed psyche. It's not that Phillips' elliptical prose lacks the nuance for fiction.

27 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

A light on black holes

I am no scientist, and I would not ordinarily have picked up a dry-sounding title like this with any great enthusiasm.

18 May 1996 - 12:00am

Missing link in the evolution of analysis

A Most Dangerous Method: The Story of Jung, Freud and Sabina Spielrein by John Kerr Sinclair-Stevenson $425 THE events that led to the irrevocable split between Sigmund Freud, the Vienna-based founder of psychoanalysis and his closest collaborator, Zurich-based Carl Jung, have been chronicled in detail by numerous historians of psychology.

21 May 1994 - 12:00am