Number 13 – 2020/ 1

 

Summary: The author examines the relation between analytical practice and time. He refers to three types of activity found in Freud’s work. First, his early ‘nearly feudal’ treatment of …
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Summary:

The power of the unconscious accepted as a wise window on life, and poetic intelligence; creative thought and psychoanalysis as an anthropological look at …
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I received this email at the beginning of 2020:

 

Dear Dr Sergio, Let me introduce myself I am Matt Wolf, Drama and Literature critic at the Guardian …
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A Much Too Human Virus

Jean-Luc Nancy:

 

As it has often been said, since 1945 Europe has been exporting its wars.  Having fallen apart, it was unable to do anything but spread its disunion …
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Elisabeth Roudinesco and the Dolto Case. An Interview

Daily newspaper Libération, 7 February 2020.

 

“Dolto, Foucault, Matzneff: no distinction is made anymore between paedophiles and thinkers”

Interview by Eric Favereau

 

In this interview Roudinesco refers to …
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On Feminine Sexuality

This text is the last chapter of Sexualité féminine (Paris: Gallimard, 1996) by Françoise Dolto. We thank Catherine Dolto-Tolitch for having allowed us to publish this text in English.

The …
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What does a signifier have to do with a body? Having watched Lacanian psychoanalysis—or rather the stereotypes of it that manifest both in the opposition and the rank and file …
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On the Axis of Psychosomatic Totality

 

Summary

The model of an “axis of psychosomatic totality” is proposed in order to understand psychosomatic symptoms. Basically, the axis runs between the symbolic and the …
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This paper gives the wider background to the references in Lacan’s work to the life of Angelus Silesius, the pseudonym of Johann Scheffler [1624-1677], and his principle mystical text, …
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