Heidegger and the Roots of Existential Therapy, by Hans W. Cohn

@article{Weber2005HeideggerAT,
  title={Heidegger and the Roots of Existential Therapy, by Hans W. Cohn},
  author={Michel Weber},
  journal={Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology},
  year={2005},
  volume={36},
  pages={336 - 337}
}
  • Michel Weber
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology
From the late 1930s on, Ludwig Binswanger was one of the key figures in the attempt to foster new foundations to psychotherapy. Although his, however brief and dissonant, interaction with Martin Heidegger was no doubt of the highest importance for his existential adventure (see R. Frie Interpreting a Misinterpretation: Ludwig Binswanger and Martin Heidegger, JBSP 30-3 Oct 1999, to which Cohn refers), Heidegger’s own attempt to build a bridge between his “Daseinsanalytik” (that he carefully…