Psychoanalysts Facing Coronavirus (Roudinesco, Pascarelli, Bolaños, Lucero, Bernthal Raz, Malater, Jones, Barbetta)

“In accordance with an agreement reached with Routledge, many of the previously available papers that were found in these Tribunes on the Coronavirus have been permanently removed. These essays will be included in the forthcoming book: Coronavirus, Psychoanalysis and Philosophy: Conversations on Pandemics, Politics and Society (Editors: Fernando Castrillón & Thomas Marchevsky).”

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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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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The Coronavirus outbreak is taking pandemic proportions. This event, which brings together scientists the world over, also raises questions for psychoanalysts. It raises questions about the body as a given, …
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