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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Published on Journal for Lacanian Studies, vol. 4, nr. 1, 2006, pp. 99-120.
The author compares Lacan’s (whose paradigm is essentially Hegelian-Heideggerian) reading of Freud with …
The author describes the Italian law which, since 1989, has regulated the practice of psychotherapy in Italy–and its complex implications for psychoanalysis. Even if the Ossicini Law does …
San Lorenzo by the sea. A windy September afternoon, frayed clouds scudding by. From where I sit at the beach’s edge, with the village behind me, the sea is …