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(p. 349) Tailpiece to Playing and Reality 

(p. 349) Tailpiece to Playing and Reality
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(p. 349) Tailpiece to Playing and Reality
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271411.003.0057
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date: 20 April 2018

This is Winnicott’s epilogue to Playing and Reality. He recounts that there is a stage in the development of human beings that comes before objectivity and perceptibility and that this conception–perception gap provides rich material for study. He postulates an essential paradox that must be accepted and is not to be resolved.

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