“What are Perversions?” A Debate in NY (Wagner, Fishzon, Semper, Lieber, Benvenuto)

This Seminar took place in New York, October 18, 2016, at IPTAR Conference Room.

Organised by IPTAR, DAS UNBEHAGEN, The Candidate Journal

We publish here the interventions


How best to describe this book, a passionate discourse?

Possibly by saying that it invites, and then disrupts, enjoyment, by proposing its own contract: You will read me more than …
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The purpose of my comments tonight is to invite Sergio to explore and clarify his views vis-à-vis those of Lacan, with whom he shares much conceptual terrain. Despite many convergences, …
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I would like to take a moment to thank the organizers and Sergio Benvenuto for providing a wonderful reason for this welcome exchange. Thank you.


One way to …
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What are we talking about when we talk about perversion?  Are we speaking within a statistical rubric—that is, are we talking about a subject whose sexual practices fall outside some …
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First of all, I apologize for replying only now – months after the public presentation – to the questions my colleagues put to me. It took me a long time …
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Published by I.S.A.P. - ISSN 2284-1059
Scientific Journal in the List 11 by the ANVUR (Italian Agency for Evaluation of the University System and Research)