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Summary:

The author critiques  the long Western tradition of exalting physical and mental pain as privileged means towards learning the essential truths.  This idealization of pain, sorrow, and asceticism …
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A Case of Vaginismus

 

 

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The psychotherapy process of a 28-years-old woman, Anna, is reported. The patient was referred to psychological consultation  from the gynecologist with a diagnosis of primary …
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A Case of Vaginismus. A Discussion

 

Comments on “ A Case of Vaginismus ”

 

Paolo Migone (Parma)

 

Porcelli’s clinical account allows us to formulate specific hypotheses on the psychological dynamics, in all likelihood …
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On Ethics: A propos of Antigone

Lecture held in may 1990, published, in French, in Collège International de Philosophie, ed., Lacan et les philosophes (Paris: Albin Michel, 1991), pp. 21-36.

 

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According to Otto Fenichel, boredom is the sign of a conflict between the Id and the Ego, between the push of the first to reach …
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I – As a philosopher, what is it that interests you in psychoanalysis, and why?

 

II – What is the most significant contribution that philosophy has made to …
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ANSWERS BY ALENKA ZUPANČIČ

 

I – As a philosopher, what is it that interests you in psychoanalysis, and why?

 

Psychoanalysis is not simply a therapeutic practice.  It is – perhaps above all – …
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Answers by Marcus Coelen and Jamieson Webster

 

I – As a philosopher, what is it that interests you in psychoanalysis, and why?

 

We can answer this question probably because we both hesitate answering it, not …
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ANSWERS BY JEAN-LUC NANCY

 

I – As a philosopher, what is it that interests you in psychoanalysis, and why?

 

For me Freud is the philosopher of metapsychology and the magnificent successor of thedrive, …
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ANSWERS BY FEDERICO LEONI

 

1.As a philosopher, what is it that interests you in psychoanalysis, and why?

 

 

It seemed to me that psychoanalysis, above all psychoanalysis as a practice, as a …
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