Dorothy Rowe's Guide to Life eBook â Dorothy Rowe's

Dorothy Rowe's Guide to Life eBook â Dorothy Rowe's This is a distillation of Dorothy Rowe s insights on the main sticking points of life identity and self esteem, fear of death, depression, coping with other people, power, guilt and coming to terms with getting older I find the concept of writing a review for this fascinating as the main thread is that we all interpret things from our own meaning structure Of course to live in the world, we have to understand and accept others meaning structures which we can never fully know.I found this an enjoyable book, not least because it massaged ideas I already have, hence one could argue it was already close to my own meaning structures, not least because she seems to have a knowledge of continental philosophy, c I find the concept of writing a review for this fascinating as the main thread is that we all interpret things from our own meaning structure Of course to live in the world, we have to understand and accept others meaning structures which we can never fully know.I found this an enjoyable book, not least because it massaged ideas I already have, hence one could argue it was already close to my own meaning structures, not least because she seems to have a knowledge of continental philosophy, critical theory and Just World theory.However, it is also because as a researcher into mental health and ex service user I find her attitude to psychiatry and psychology refreshing their discourse is a particularly objectifying and dominating dominant one but still merely one interpretation amongst many I came to Dorothy Rowe after reading an article in OpenMinds saying that no progress in mental health can be made if the professionals do not listen to what those they have deemed ill are telling them, about their lives, their feelings etc not just their symptoms.So what if this review does not mean anything to your meaning structure, your interpretation of the world You can a Read the other reviews to see if they concurb Try something outside your worldviewc Not bother, don t challenge it, keep your world safe and secure Leave out certain aspects of the world that don t fit.Right having just written that I m off to read some Ayn Rand Definitely some insights here Interesting model of depression where an individual s reality clashes with their experience.

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