Papers and articles


 

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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 …
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“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 …
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The Absolute Feminine-Animal Other

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With the help of the 1942 film by Tourneur, “Cat People”, the author hypothesizes, from a Lacanian and zooanthropological perspective (which thinks of …
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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.


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Intimacy and Separateness in Psychoanalysis

by Warren S Poland

With a preface by Nancy Chodorow. Edited and introduced by William F. Cornell

Routledge 2018

 

 

Critics all …
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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 …
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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 …
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Catherine Millot         

La vie avec Lacan (The Life with Lacan)

Paris : Gallimard, 2016 (coll. « L’infini ».  105 pages).

 

An analyzing life

              “Life with Lacan”. …
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Review of:

Dagmar Herzog, Cold War Freud

(Cambridge University Press, New York, 2016)

 

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Dagmar Herzog teaches History at the City University of New York.  Her …
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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 …
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Realism in Psychoanalysis

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Many recent philosophical discussions have been marked by the rather stunning re-launching of the question of realism, triggered by Quentin Meillassoux’s book After finitude (Après la finitude, 2006), and …
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The author challenges some of the traditional views regarding perverse masochism, drawing on a case of a male subject who had carried out perverse practices for much of his …
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