Number 14 – 2020/2

Contribution to the Webinar “Subject and Masses”, 2021,

https://www.journal-psychoanalysis.eu/webionar-soggetto-e-masse/

12/02/2021

 

The essay Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego failed to influence the broader cultural scene as …
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Psychoanalysis, Clinic and Context – Subjectivity, History and Autobiography

by Ian Parker

London and New York, 2020, 208pp.

It has been summarily difficult for me to …
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09/02/2021

 

Conversion Disorder: Listening to the Body in Psychoanalysis

Jamieson Webster

(New York: Columbia University Press, 2018)

312 pp., £32.00 (hardcover), £32.00 (e-book)

 

 

Jamieson Webster opens …
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04/04/2021

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This essay introduces a number of Lacanian psychoanalytic coordinates for understanding love within Christian and Islamic perspectives. It attempts to locate a dialogue between Christian and Islamic discourses …
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Mnemo, Mama

 

04/02/2021

 

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Time and time again, Montale’s poems speak to a loved and absent auditor; they address, intimately, a You, a second person or familiar other. You could call …
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09/02/2021

 

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Certain physical structures may symbolically represent internal psychological states. Structures, like bunkers, monuments, and walls are especially rich in psychological meaning.  These structures are prevalent …
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12/02/2021

 

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One might gather from a reading of Lacan’s ouvre that he never advanced an explicit and systematic theory of resistance and defense, his early critique of …
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Nietzsche’s Nose

09/02/2021

 

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Perhaps the most central feature in Nietzsche’s philosophy is his effort to formulate a philosophy that would constitute a ”yes” to life. According to Nietzsche, this …
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Lacan began his seminar on Joyce saying that “sinthome is an old way of spelling what was subsequently spelt symptome,” with no direct explanation of the “meaning” of these …
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Crimes of the Pen

 

09/02/2021

 

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Hardly anyone writes about Lacan’s paper, “A Theoretical Introduction to the Functions of Psychoanalysis in Criminology.” It is one of the least commented on essays in …
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