Psychoanalysts Facing Coronavirus (Lauret, Rousselle, Benvenuto, Roudinesco, Pascarelli, Bolaños, Lucero, Bernthal Raz, Malater, Braunstein, Jones, Barbetta, Kristeva)

Appeared originally in special edition of L’Arche, no. 681, May/June 2020 entitled “The Day After”

 

Paule-Henriette Lévy (L’Arche):

A significant number of elderly people died during this pandemic. What …
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The empirical experience of surviving the virus inside the body is inseparable from its effects on the mind. I feel an …
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On “Covidiocy”

 

The following is from Urban Dictionary, accessed May 6, 2020:

 

Covidiot: Related to the Covid-19 pandemic;

A person who acts like an irresponsible idiot during the Covid-19 pandemic, …
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This coronavirus pandemic is an historic event with unprecedented features, distinct from the multiple previous episodes of the plague in animals and humans. A pandemic is a disease that attacks all …
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On Freaking Out : L’angoisse

 

Summary

In a poetic and psychoanalytic mode, the author interlineates her intellectual, personal and clinical experiences of covid19 between February 22 and March 18.

 

 

Before

/2.22.20/ …
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1)                In the first week, it was as if we could only speak about how we could continue to speak.  The word was ZOOM repeated, shared and affirmed, as …
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I wrote this piece last fall, in the world that was back then, before the outbreak of the pandemic. It might be strange to say, but today I am …
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A pandemized world: the human being in the face of its own exclusion as a species

Summary:

We would like to set the agenda regarding times of pandemics.  Questioning ourselves about what is left of the human being in face of the …
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A text, dated March 15th, published on the conspiracy website “Egalité et Réconciliation” (Equality and Reconciliation), signed by Felix Niesche and entitled Macronovirus, delivers an attack against Macron, …
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Politicians, philosophers, moral thinkers and journalists in Italy are repeating the same concept: “This epidemic is an opportunity to improve ourselves!”

A recurring consolatory idea: believing that if …
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