This is the transcription of Otto Kernberg’s lecture on “Narcissistic Personality Disorders”, delivered in Urbino, ltaly, June 6, 1992 under the sponsorship of tbc Psychiatric Service at the Ospedale …
First published on Journal of European Psychoanalysis, Number 15 – Fall-Winter 2002
The aim of this paper is to provide some insights on the discussion about …
The aim of this paper is to show how psychoanalytic work may be formalized starting from the six modal categories and the laws that regulate their relations …
Happy birthday to you my dearest Jean-Luc!
I do not know the name of my relation to you as it evades capture while its births never cease to …
25 May 2020
Through the words of the English translator of Agamben’s “Requiem per gli Studenti” (“Requiem for the Students”) we come to know that Italy is the exceptional …
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 …
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.
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 …
La vie avec Lacan (The Life with Lacan)
Paris : Gallimard, 2016 (coll. « L’infini ». 105 pages).
An analyzing life
“Life with Lacan”. …