In her column in “Le Monde”, the historian E. Roudinesco deplores the loss of prestige suffered by the discipline, and argues in favour of returning to so-called “humanist” psychiatry.
The aim of this paper is to show in what terms reality can be considered as a stratification of surfaces by developing Mario Perniola’s philosophy of transit. The …
This essay analyzes temporal-spatial differentiation in its relation to autoerotic sexuality. According to Nicolas Abraham, the principle for time/space différance is transfiguration of the interval’s regularity …
“The Uncanny” begins with Freud’s admission that he doesn’t know much about the subject: he is not prone to the uncanny feeling. He is also not …
The Absolute Feminine-Animal Other
With the help of the 1942 film by Tourneur, “Cat People”, the author hypothesizes, from a Lacanian and zooanthropological perspective (which thinks of …
To Paola Carola
«I should like to be Alcibiades for one day and one night, and then die!»
W. Goethe, from a letter to Herder, July 1772.
Intimacy and Separateness in Psychoanalysis
by Warren S Poland
With a preface by Nancy Chodorow. Edited and introduced by William F. Cornell
Critics all …
At what conditions is it possible to do philosophy today? This question has obsessed Alain Badiou for over fifty years and since his early work Manifesto for Philosophyhas found at …
In Civilization and its Discontents (1930), Freud initially uses the image of the city of Rome in several historical periods (“Roma Quadrata,” “Septimontium,” the Rome …
La vie avec Lacan (The Life with Lacan)
Paris : Gallimard, 2016 (coll. « L’infini ». 105 pages).
An analyzing life
“Life with Lacan”. …
Dagmar Herzog, Cold War Freud
(Cambridge University Press, New York, 2016)
Dagmar Herzog teaches History at the City University of New York. Her …
As the contemporary moment witnesses unprecedented levels of neoliberal horrors, Robert Pfaller makes the utterly compelling and refreshing argument that pleasure may be our strongest weapon of opposition. With uncompromising …