Prof. Carlo Strenger
Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
Carlo Strenger received his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1989 where he taught modern thought at the department of. philosophy. He has been on the faculty of the school of psychological sciences at Tel Aviv University since 1999
As an existential psychoanalyst he has worked with and studied the global creative class. His research focuses on the impact of globalization on identity and meaning as well as on political psychology
As a public intellectual he writes mostly about Israeli politics and culture and on globalization. He is a commentator for Israel’s leading liberal newspaper Haaretz where he runs his blog Strenger than Fiction, and also writes for The New York Times, Britain’s The Guardian and Switzerland’s leading newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung.
Fields of Interest:
- The Fear of Insignificance and the Global Celebrity Culture
- Searching for Meaning in the Twenty-first Century
- The Global Creative Class: Trends, Challenges and Discontent
- Israel between Democracy and Theocracy
- The Psychodynamics of the Middle Eastern Conflict
C. Strenger (2011) Israel: Einführung in ein schwieriges Land (2011: Suhrkamp) Frankfurt: Jüdischer Verlag bei Suhrkamp
C. Strenger (2002), The Quest for Voice in Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Madison, CT: International Universities PressC. Strenger (1998), Individuality, the Impossible Project. Madison, CT: International Universities Press1998. Paperback Edition: New York: Other Press, 2002
C. Strenger (1991), Between Hermeneutics and Science: An Essay on the Epistemology of Psychoanalysis. Madison, CT: International Universities Press.
C. Strenger, Knowledge-Nation Israel: A New Unifying Vision. Azure. Shalem Publications. Winter 2010, 35-57
C. Strenger, After the Age of Omnipotence: Towards an Interdisciplinary Leadership Philosophy. Effective Executive. Hyderabad: ICFAI University Press. July 2009 Issue, 58-63.
C. Strenger, Sosein: Active Self-Acceptance in Midlife, Journal of Humanistic Psychology., Vol. 49, No. 1, 46-65
C. Strenger and A. Ruttenberg, The existential necessity of midlife change. Harvard Business Review. February 2008, pp 82-90C. Strenger, Freud’s Forgotten Evolutionary Program. Psychoanalytic Psychology Volume 23(2) May 2006, pp. 420-429
C. Strenger and J. Burak, The Leonardo Effect. Why Entrepreneurs need to become their Own Fathers International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies. July 2005
C. Strenger, Of Potholes and Bends: A Meditation on Psychoanalysis and Motorcycle Riding. Psychoanalytic Psychology, Vol 21, No 4,2004, 638-644.
C. Strenger, Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jews in Israel: The Reflection of Historical and Social Reality in Therapeutic Process. International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies. November 2004.
C. Strenger, Nobrow: Identity Formation in a Fatherless Generation. 2004 Psychoanalytic Psychology, Vol. 21, No. 4,2004 499–515
C. Strenger, The Bobo’s Dilemma. Psychotherapeutic Reflections on a Contemporary Myth. American Journal of Psychotherapy. Vol 57, 2003, 252-269
C. Strenger, The Self as Perpetual Experiment: Psychodynamic Comments on Some Aspects of Contemporary Urban Culture. Psychoanalytic Psychology, Vol. 30, no 3,2003, 425-440
C. Strenger, The Classic and the Romantic Vision in Psychoanalysis. International Journal of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 70, 1989 (pp 593-610)