Introduction, Thinkable and unthinkable in some Bion’s concepts

At the 20th International Conference on Psychoanalysis, held in Paris in 1957, Wilfred Bion presented his work On Arrogance.  Francesco Corrao, who was present, defined him as the new genius of psychoanalytic theory.  Later, during a series of seminars Bion gave in Rome he pointed out that Bion always felt the fundamental priority of psychoanalysis to be the exploration and reawakening of its potential for transformation, to reawaken the universe of meaning. Efforts have been made in this direction, in search of ways of thinking that have not yet found valid representation…echoing the thought Read more


Bion’s concept of time


The use of particular mental time by Bion allows to arrive to being in “0”, the psychic reality, which is the most possible “to – sensory”. Let us examine the proposed Bion of a “scientific psychoanalysis”, where the scientific is the “act of faith”, that is a disciplined denial of memory and desire, both composed of elements based on impressions of the senses, is reached via a stop in the present, which allows you to start the session with the mind as much as possible like a tabula rasa, that is not entirely feasible, Bion because there is always a huge history between Read more