Trigant Burrow

Amer­i­can psy­cho­an­a­lyst, cre­at­ed con­cept of “lifwynn” (win­ning life, Welsh for “joy of life”) in the 1920s; believed social dys­func­tion was due to man’s pre­oc­cu­pa­tion with words and sym­bols, par­tic­u­lar­ly the “I”; inventor of neu­ro­dy­nam­ics; founder of group ther­a­py; one of the eight founders of the Amer­i­can Psy­cho­an­a­lyt­ic Asso­ci­a­tion (1875–1950)

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Found­ed the Lifwynn Foun­da­tion, West­port CT

A 1992 update of life in the woods and cab­ins of Lifwynn was chron­i­cled in the New York Times that includ­ed Julia Childs’ recipe for “Potato and Leek Soup” [link]


Books and publications by Trigant Burrow

  • [amazonify]B001NJGTL6::text::::A Search for Man’s San­i­ty: The Select­ed Let­ters of Tri­g­ant Bur­row[/amazonify]

  • [amazonify]0818014504::text::::Toward Social San­i­ty and Human Sur­vival[/amazonify]

  • [amazonify]0892350210::text::::The Tri­g­ant Bur­row research col­lec­tion: A guide to the micro­film[/amazonify]

  • [amazonify]B0007JSP6K::text::::The Lifwynn eye-move­ment cam­era[/amazonify]

  • [amazonify]B0007JSOT8::text::::Stud­ies with the Lifwynn eye-move­ment cam­era[/amazonify]

  • [amazonify]B00089RODO::text::::The Lifwynn Foun­da­tion: An organ­is­mic study of behav­ior in the indi­vid­ual and in the com­mu­ni­ty[/amazonify]

The Tri­g­ant Bur­row Col­lec­tion (1909–1950) is at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, San­ta Bar­bara, and con­tains many of his arti­cles.


Contemporary books and articles

Tri­g­ant Bur­row and the Lab­o­ratory of the ‘I’ ” by Alfre­da S. Galt, The Lifwynn Foun­da­tion

More arti­cles in Lifwynn Cor­re­spon­dence

The Self-Evolv­ing Cos­mos: A Phe­nom­e­no­log­i­cal Approach to Nature’s Uni­ty-in-Diver­si­ty by Steven M. Rosen (World Sci­en­tif­ic Pub­lish­ing Co 2008) [[amazonify]9812771735::text::::buy[/amazonify]]

This unique book offers an orig­i­nal way of think­ing about two of the most sig­nif­i­cant prob­lems con­fronting mod­ern the­o­ret­i­cal physics: the uni­fi­ca­tion of the forces of nature and the evo­lu­tion of the uni­verse.

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First published on February 20th, 2009 at 10:30 am (EST) and last modified on February 20th, 2009 at 10:41 am (EST).

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