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(p. 109) On Influencing and Being Influenced 

(p. 109) On Influencing and Being Influenced
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(p. 109) On Influencing and Being Influenced
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271343.003.0016
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date: 21 April 2018

In this essay on influence, Winnicott recognizes that a great stumbling block in scientific inquiry into human affairs is the difficulty in recognizing the existence and importance of unconscious feelings. Only against a background of recognition of the unconscious as well as of the conscious in human nature, can one study human relationships with profit, especially the teacher–pupil relationship.

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