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Lalangue, Sinthome, Jouissance, and Nomination: A Reading Companion and Commentary on Lacan's Seminar XXIII on the <i>Sinthome</i>

Lalangue, Sinthome, Jouissance, and Nomination: A Reading Companion and Commentary on Lacan's Seminar XXIII on the Sinthome

by Raul Moncayo

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This reading companion and commentary on Lacan Seminar XXIII provides detailed analyses of Lacan’s seminar while maintaining an overall continuity and consistency. This book does not purport to... (more)

Key Concepts of Lacanian Psychoanalysis

Key Concepts of Lacanian Psychoanalysis

Edited by Dany Nobus

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In this classic work, eight crucial Lacanian ideas are explained through detailed exploration of the theoretical and/or practical context in which Lacan introduced them, the way in which they... (more)

Sex and Nothing: Bridges from Psychoanalysis to Philosophy

Sex and Nothing: Bridges from Psychoanalysis to Philosophy

Edited by Alejandro Cerda-Rueda

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From its etymological roots, sex is related to a scission, Latin for sectus, secare, meaning “to divide or cut.” Therefore, regardless of the various studies applied to defining sex as inscribed by... (more)

Twenty-First Century Psychoanalysis

Twenty-First Century Psychoanalysis

by Thomas Svolos

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If psychoanalysis will survive in the twenty-first century, this book’s wager is that it will be Lacanian psychoanalysis. Today, the survival of psychoanalysis is in question. Even Jacques Lacan... (more)

Hysteria Today

Hysteria Today

Edited by Anouchka Grose

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Hysteria, one of the most diagnosed conditions in human history, is also one of the most problematic. Can it even be said to exist at all? Since the earliest medical texts people have had something... (more)

Incandescent Alphabets: Psychosis and the Enigma of Language

Incandescent Alphabets: Psychosis and the Enigma of Language

by Annie G. Rogers

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Psychosis, an invasion of mind and body from without, creates an enigma about what is happening and thrusts the individual into radical isolation. What are the subjective details of such experiences?... (more)

Jacques Lacan and Cinema: Imaginary, Gaze, Formalisation

Jacques Lacan and Cinema: Imaginary, Gaze, Formalisation

by Pietro Bianchi

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Psychoanalysis has always been based on the eclipse of the visual and on the primacy of speech. The work of Jacques Lacan though, is strangely full of references to the visual field, from the... (more)

The New Klein-Lacan Dialogues

The New Klein-Lacan Dialogues

Edited by Julia Borossa, Catalina Bronstein

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This book provides a timely exploration and comparison of key concepts in the theories of Melanie Klein and Jacques Lacan, two thinkers and clinicians whose influence over the development of... (more)

Above the Ground and Beneath the Clouds: Schizophrenia in Lacanian Psychoanalysis

Above the Ground and Beneath the Clouds: Schizophrenia in Lacanian Psychoanalysis

by Yannis Grammatopoulos

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Above the Ground and Beneath the Clouds examines the history, conceptualisation, and treatment of the psychotic sub-type of schizophrenia, as this is advocated by psychoanalysis of Lacanian... (more)

Let's Keep Talking: Lacanian Tales of Love, Sex, and Other Catastrophes

Let's Keep Talking: Lacanian Tales of Love, Sex, and Other Catastrophes

by Yael Goldman Baldwin

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Let’s Keep Talking: Lacanian Tales of Love, Sex, and Other Catastrophes is a collection of original Lacanian case studies of young people today as they struggle with their own modern existential... (more)

The Marks of a Psychoanalysis

The Marks of a Psychoanalysis

by Luis Izcovich

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Is someone radically different after an analysis? Since Freud, psychoanalysis has been questioned about what the psychoanalytic experience can change in someone’s life beyond shedding light on... (more)

More Lacanian Coordinates: On Love, Psychoanalytic Clinic, and the Ends of Analysis

More Lacanian Coordinates: On Love, Psychoanalytic Clinic, and the Ends of Analysis

by Bogdan Wolf

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Psychoanalysis is an experience of truths and lies in language. It is also a discourse, and it is a praxis. Lacanian Coordinates takes the reader from the beginning of Lacan’s teaching, from the... (more)

Treating People with Psychosis in Institutions: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Treating People with Psychosis in Institutions: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

by Belinda S. Mackie

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This book brings together the histories of a number of psychoanalytically-informed hospitals, and provides a synthesis of the theoretical underpinnings in the institutional practice of each. Of... (more)

The Real Jouissance of Uncountable Numbers: The Philosophy of Science within Lacanian Psychoanalysis

The Real Jouissance of Uncountable Numbers: The Philosophy of Science within Lacanian Psychoanalysis

by Raul Moncayo, Magdalena Romanowicz

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Lacan critiqued imaginary intuition for confusing direct perception with unconscious pre-conceptions about people and the world. The emphasis on description goes hand in hand with a rejection of... (more)

Lacan and Addiction: An Anthology

Lacan and Addiction: An Anthology

Edited by Yael Goldman Baldwin, Kareen R. Malone

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With chapters from Rik Loose, Fabian Naparstek, Patricia Gherovici, Bruce Fink, Thomos Svolos and many others, the anthology is for people interested in the topic of addictions, or in Lacanian... (more)

On Being Normal and Other Disorders: A Manual for Clinical Psychodiagnostics

On Being Normal and Other Disorders: A Manual for Clinical Psychodiagnostics

by Paul Verhaeghe

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The central argument of On Being Normal and Other Disorders is that psychic identity is acquired through one's primary intersubjective relationships. Thus, the diagnosis of potential pathologies must... (more)

What is a Child?: Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse

What is a Child?: Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse

by Michael Gerard Plastow

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Childhood is defined in different preconceived manners by different discourses. Thus the categories defined by age such as infant, child, adolescent and so on, are to some extent arbitrary divisions... (more)

The Life and Death of Psychoanalysis

The Life and Death of Psychoanalysis

by Jamieson Webster

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From its peculiar birth in Freud's self-analysis to its current state of deep crisis, psychoanalysis has always been a practice that questions its own existence. Like the patients that risk... (more)

The Signifier Pointing at the Moon: Psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism

The Signifier Pointing at the Moon: Psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism

by Raul Moncayo

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Within the context of a careful review of the psychology of religion and prior non-Lacanian literature on the subject, Raul Moncayo builds a bridge between Lacanian psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism... (more)

The Topological Transformation of Freud's Theory

The Topological Transformation of Freud's Theory

by Jean-Gerard Bursztein

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In this book Jean-Gérard Bursztein presents his reading of psychoanalysis in the spirit of its founder Sigmund Freud, and explores the transformations of Freud's work by his followers. The author... (more)

Since Lacan: Papers of the Freudian School of Melbourne: Volume 25

Since Lacan: Papers of the Freudian School of Melbourne: Volume 25

Edited by Linda Clifton

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Since Lacan is the latest volume of the Papers of the Freudian School of Melbourne, School of Lacanian Psychoanalysis, founded in 1977. As such it is comprised of original papers by analysts and... (more)

Premature Birth: The Baby, the Doctor and the Psychoanalyst

Premature Birth: The Baby, the Doctor and the Psychoanalyst

by Catherine Vanier

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If advances in medical technology now allow babies to be born earlier and survive premature birth, what of the psychical impact of this emergence into the world? What consequences can premature birth... (more)

Love in a Time of Loneliness

Love in a Time of Loneliness

by Paul Verhaeghe

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Noted Belgian psychoanalyst Paul Verhaeghe shows us what it is about sex that both keeps us moving and inhibits us at the same time. The first essay, “The Impossible Couple”, is both a humorous and... (more)

Faces of the Freudian I: The Place of the Ego in Psychoanalysis

Faces of the Freudian I: The Place of the Ego in Psychoanalysis

by Mikkel Reher-Langberg

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In this book, Reher-Langberg undertakes a systematic analysis of the notion of the Ego, such as it evolves throughout the writings of Sigmund Freud. This is done in close readings of central works,... (more)

Pink Herrings: Fantasy, Object Choice, and Sexuation

Pink Herrings: Fantasy, Object Choice, and Sexuation

by Damien W. Riggs

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Pink Herrings engages in a re-examination of six of Freud’s cases via Lacan’s account of sexuation. Specifi cally, the book outlines a theoretical framework in which sexuation is understood as a... (more)

Lost in Cognition: Psychoanalysis and the Cognitive Sciences

Lost in Cognition: Psychoanalysis and the Cognitive Sciences

by Eric Laurent

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This book examines the pretensions of the new paradigm in psychology that has put itself forward as the model for the future of the clinical disciplines, thereby seeking to put paid to... (more)

The Klein-Lacan Dialogues

The Klein-Lacan Dialogues

Edited by Bernard Burgoyne, Mary Sullivan

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This book records a series of groundbreaking discussions that took place in 1994-95 between a number of prominent Kleinian and Lacanian psychoanalysts. The aim of the presentations and the debates... (more)

Lacan - The Unconscious Reinvented

Lacan - The Unconscious Reinvented

by Colette Soler

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Has Jacques Lacan’s impact on psychoanalysis really been assessed? His formulation that the Freudian unconscious is “structured like a language” is well-known, but this was only the beginning. There... (more)

The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psycho-Analysis

The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psycho-Analysis

by Jacques Lacan

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Dr Lacan's writings, and especially the seminars for which he has become famous, have provoked intense controversies in French analytic circles, requiring as they do a radical reappraisal of the... (more)

Lacanian Coordinates: From the Logic of the Signifier to the Paradoxes of Guilt and Desire

Lacanian Coordinates: From the Logic of the Signifier to the Paradoxes of Guilt and Desire

by Bogdan Wolf

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Psychoanalysis is an experience of truths and lies in language. It is also a discourse, and a praxis. Lacanian Coordinates takes the reader from the beginning of Lacan’s teaching, from the logic of... (more)

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