|Author:||Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson|
|Title:||The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats: A Journey Into the Feline Heart|
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|Publisher:||Ballantine Books (October 29, 2002)|
Personal Name: Masson, J. Moussaieff (Jeffrey Moussaieff), 1941-. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book The nine emotional lives of cats : a journey into the feline heart, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson.
Masson theorizes that cats have nine emotions, & breaks the book up into corresponding chapters, which is fine. But after that it's just a series of observations about his cats. However, I checked the date of publication and was prompt "The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats," follows Jeffrey Moussaiff Masson as he adopts five cats and explores some of the psychological myths regarding cats such as aloofness, laziness, and inability to love. Some parts of this book are helpful and interesting like chapter four on "Attachment," others are downright ridiculous tack-ons from the previous chapter, like "Curiosity," and "Playfulness," but are enjoyable for the descriptive writing.
Masson delves deep into the secretive, playful world of cats, revealing emotions, debunking myths, and honoring the feline's evolution from solitary jungle creature to human companion. But at the core of this remarkable book are Masson's candid, often amusing observations of his own five cats
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson graciously offers us a glimpse into the mind and heart of our feline companions. As a former wildlife biologist, I find this exploration refreshing. Often, he qualifies his thoughts by writing "This is what I've heard. or "This is what I'd like to believe. I enjoyed the author's openess and willingness to let us in on what he really wants to believe while mixing in scientific fact. It was a balanced weaving of both. I had the opportunity to hear the author speak on his book tour and was moved by his insights
Provocative psychoanalyst Masson delves deep into the secretive, playful world of cats, revealing emotions, debunking myths, and honoring the feline's evolution from solitary jungle creature to human companion. But at the core of this remarkable book are Masson’s candid, often amusing observations of his own five cats.
A Journey Into the Feline Heart. By Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. Category: Science Pets Psychology. AN AFFECTIONATE, COMPLETELY ENGAGING BOOK full of new insights into the emotional lives of cats. Of course, all cats are interesting, but Masson’s five felines seem particularly so-and you don’t need to be a cat lover to enjoy them via these pages. ELIZABETH MARSHALL THOMAS Bestselling author of The Hidden Lives of Dogs and The Tribe of the Tiger. It is a rare pleasure to find a person who can enter the ‘deep and inscrutable’ feline psyche so lovingly and perceptively, and then return to enrich us with such coherent insight and understanding.
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. An excerpt from The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats. Very different from that faithful animal the dog, whose sentiments are all directed to the person of his master, the cat appears only to feel for himself, to live conditionally, only to partake of society that he may abuse it. -Buffon. The frustrated woman in The New Yorker cartoon who asks the cat on her chair, Am I talking to myself? expects a laugh because the obvious answer is, Yes, you are, since cats have no interest in what we say to them
The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats A Journey into the Feline Heart By Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. But at the core of this remarkable book are Masson's candid, often amusing observations of his own five cats. Their mischievous behavior, aloofness, and affection provide a way to examine emotions from contentment to jealousy, from anger to love. This is the book that Masson's many fans and cat lovers everywhere have been waiting for. Jeffery Moussaieff Masson, Former Sanskrit scholar and projects director of the Sigmund Freud Archives, has written more than a dozen books, including the New York Times bestsellers Dogs Never Lie About Love and When Elephants Weep.
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (born March 28, 1941 as Jeffrey Lloyd Masson) is an American author. Masson is best known for his conclusions about Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis. In his The Assault on Truth (1984), Masson argues that Freud may have abandoned his seduction theory because he feared that granting the truth of his female patients' claims (that they had been sexually abused) would hinder the acceptance of his psychoanalytic methods . The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals. The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats: A Journey Into the Feline Heart. The Evolution of Fatherhood: A Celebration of Animal and Human Families. Slipping into Paradise: Why I live in New Zealand.
Author : Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. Publisher : Random House Publishing Group. The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats will captivate readers with its surprises, offering a new perspective on the deep.