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Noun1.katharsis - purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels
purging, purge - an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
2.katharsis - (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensionskatharsis - (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
purging, purge - an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
depth psychology, psychoanalysis, analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
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The title comes from the Greek word katharsis, which means 'purgation' or purging.
Su ultima publicacion es: "Cultura visual contemporanea, subjetividad y psicoanalisis freudo-lacaniano: de las sensaciones al pensamiento", en: Katharsis 18, julio-diciembre 2014.
A third way between militant atheism and dogmatic theism, a return to God after God, second time around free choice of faith after the purging (kathartic) experience of "radical dispossession" that takes many diverse forms--such as existential loss of belief, doubt, and confusion, dramatic katharsis, mystical night of the soul, philosophical Socratic knowing that one does not know or docta ignorantia, phenomenological epoche.
He authored 2 books, Katharsis and Kore, which presented his thinking on medicine, its main ethical issues, and, in particular, the relationship between a patient and a doctor (6, 7).
Los jovenes universitarios y las contradicciones en el ejercicio de ciudadania, Katharsis, 16, pp.
El primero fue el Grupo de Trabajo Estudiantil Yuyarispa, de la carrera de Trabajo Social de la Universidad, que junto con un Grupo de Amigos de la Biblioteca del Valle del Guamuez, en Putumayo, saco adelante la publicacion llamada Katharsis, una revista literaria del Putumayo, en la que se publicaron textos producidos por estudiantes indigenas de la carrera de Trabajo Social, y estudiantes, docentes y otros miembros de la comunidad Cofan, residentes en Putumayo.
Probablemente acudirian a su mente los nombres de Homero, Socrates, Platon, Aristoteles, Esquilo, Pericles y algun otro, asociandolos quiza con palabras como polis, idea, theoria, katharsis, tragedia, logos, cosmos.
1(c) Katharsis II-penalty of 5 minutes applied under SI 29.
The return to "the peace of the fathers" can thus for Crane have meant also a Lethean return to innocence--suicide as the ultimate swift battle for Lethean katharsis, by which he may have hoped to crown his soul with his beloved poetic "petalled words" of unique power, with the ever-living "crystal Word.
Ese mismo ano Jose Clemente Orozco comenzo a pintar Katharsis, donde construyo una vision violenta de realismo expresionista del mundo contemporaneo.
The final chapter, on the Poetics, combines a new interpretation of katharsis with an overview of the effects of tragic theater in classical Athens.