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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)

The Failed Assassination of Psychoanalysis: The Rise and Fall of Cognitivism

The Failed Assassination of Psychoanalysis: The Rise and Fall of Cognitivism

by Agnes Aflalo

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It can happen that a law incurs the wrath of the very people it set out to protect. This is what happened in France at the end of 2003 with the Accoyer Amendment, a Bill that intended to regulate the... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Severe Handicap: The Hand in the Cap

Psychoanalysis and Severe Handicap: The Hand in the Cap

by Angelo Villa

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The book Psychoanalysis and Severe Handicap: The Hand in the Cap introduces an original look at handicap, a look aiming at capturing the subjectivity, no matter how weak or uncertain it may be, of... (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 Constitution of the Psychoanalytic Clinic: A History of its Structure and Power

The Constitution of the Psychoanalytic Clinic: A History of its Structure and Power

by Christian Dunker

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This book provides a detailed examination of the historical roots of psychoanalysis from ancient Greece to the late nineteenth century, focusing on social practices that were related to the founders... (more)

The Graph of Desire: Using the Work of Jacques Lacan

The Graph of Desire: Using the Work of Jacques Lacan

by Alfredo Eidelsztein

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The 'graph of desire' is one of the principal points of reference in Lacanian psychoanalysis. In this book the graph is analyzed in its multiple aspects and relations. Step by step, the author... (more)

Freud and the Desire of the Psychoanalyst

Freud and the Desire of the Psychoanalyst

by Serge Cottet

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Freud's invention of psychoanalysis was based on his own desire to know something about the unconscious, but what have been the effects of this original desire on psychoanalysis ever since? How has... (more)

Lacanian Treatment: Psychoanalysis for Clinicians

Lacanian Treatment: Psychoanalysis for Clinicians

by Yehuda Israely

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Secret wishes, forbidden pleasures, and painful memories hide below the false bottom of consciousness. How do we decipher the desire and pleasure located between the words spoken in psychotherapeutic... (more)

Stop Making Sense: Music from the Perspective of the Real

Stop Making Sense: Music from the Perspective of the Real

by Scott Wilson

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Stop Making Sense offers an original and compelling theory of music “from the perspective of the real” as this term is understood according to the Lacanian orientation in psychoanalysis. Specific... (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)

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)

From the Conscious Interior to an Exterior Unconscious: Lacan, Discourse Analysis and Social Psychology

From the Conscious Interior to an Exterior Unconscious: Lacan, Discourse Analysis and Social Psychology

by David Pavon Cuellar

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This striking Lacanian contribution to discourse analysis is also a critique of contemporary psychological abstraction, as well as a reassessment of the radical opposition between psychology and... (more)

The Trainings of the Psychoanalyst

The Trainings of the Psychoanalyst

by Annie Tardits

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If psychoanalysis, for Freud, was an impossible profession, what consequences would this have for psychoanalytic training? And if one's own personal analysis lay at the heart of psychoanalytic... (more)

Evolving Lacanian Perspectives for Clinical Psychoanalysis: On Narcissism, Sexuation, and the Phases of Analysis in Contemporary Culture

Evolving Lacanian Perspectives for Clinical Psychoanalysis: On Narcissism, Sexuation, and the Phases of Analysis in Contemporary Culture

by Raul Moncayo

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This book presents an evolving Lacanian reading of the psychoanalytic theory of narcissism, of the phases within Oedipus, transference, and within different types of analytic treatments. Sexual... (more)

The Adventures of Inspector Canal

The Adventures of Inspector Canal

by Bruce Fink

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Psychoanalysts make the best detectives! When it comes to divining motives, deciphering ambiguous pronouncements, detecting delusions, and foiling the tricks memory plays, famed French analyst... (more)

Lacan and Science

Lacan and Science

Edited by Jason Glynos, Yannis Stavrakakis

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The current volume represents an exciting collection of essays critically examining the relation between modern science and Lacanian psychoanalysis in approaching the question of mental suffering.... (more)

Death by Analysis: Another Adventure From Inspector Canal's New York Agency

Death by Analysis: Another Adventure From Inspector Canal's New York Agency

by Bruce Fink

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If words could kill, what would they say?

If looks could kill, who would they slay?

Your psychoanalyst?

A stunning young analyst-in-training keels over dead in front of three hundred guests... (more)

Invention in the Real: Papers of the Freudian School of Melbourne: Volume 24

Invention in the Real: Papers of the Freudian School of Melbourne: Volume 24

Edited by Linda Clifton

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The Papers of the Freudian School of Melbourne, Volume 24 give testament to that quasi - suicidal risk taken by analysts and members of the school, in applying, not a technique, but the Freudian... (more)

The Dialogues in and of the Group: Lacanian Perspectives on the Psychoanalytic Group

The Dialogues in and of the Group: Lacanian Perspectives on the Psychoanalytic Group

by Macario Giraldo

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This book is intended to be an introductory presentation of some key concepts of Lacanian Psychoanalysis as applied to the psychoanalytic group. The author describes his own encounter with Lacan and... (more)

Perversions of Fascism

Perversions of Fascism

by Antonios Vadolas

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Contemporary versions of evil demonise modern "fascists", "totalitarian threats", and "Hitlers". As if not obscure enough, fascist evil has been equivocally linked with perversion. This book reveals... (more)

Passion for the Human Subject: A Psychoanalytical Approach Between Drives and Signifiers

Passion for the Human Subject: A Psychoanalytical Approach Between Drives and Signifiers

by Bernard Penot

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Each one of us has to be born "inter urinas et faeces", as St. Augustine so strikingly put it. More recently, Freud's 1915 discovery of 'instincts' - that is, 'drives' - and their 'viscitudes' leads... (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)

Loving Psychoanalysis: Looking at Culture with Freud and Lacan

Loving Psychoanalysis: Looking at Culture with Freud and Lacan

by Ruth Golan

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Psychoanalysis was neither a product of philosophy nor of academic study. Rather, psychoanalysis was born in the clinic. Freud took his lead from hysterical women; the accounts of their pain,... (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)

The Pathology of Democracy: A Letter to Bernard Accoyer and to Enlightened Opinion - JLS Supplement (Ex-tensions)

The Pathology of Democracy: A Letter to Bernard Accoyer and to Enlightened Opinion - JLS Supplement (Ex-tensions)

by Jacques-Alain Miller, Russell Grigg

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On Wednesday 8 October 2003, the French National Assembly passed a bill intended to regulate, for the first time, the practice of psychotherapy in France. Moved by Bernard Accoyer, the purpose of the... (more)

Art: Sublimation or Symptom

Art: Sublimation or Symptom

Edited by Parveen Adams

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Each of the contributors addresses the theoretical questions by pursuing a definite artistic problem, including a close look at the relation between the image and the object in Hitchcock's Vertigo,... (more)

A Skin for Thought: Interviews with Gilbert Tarrab on Psychology and Psychoanalysis

A Skin for Thought: Interviews with Gilbert Tarrab on Psychology and Psychoanalysis

by Didier Anzieu, Gilbert Tarrab

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A French analyst discusses the interface between psychoanalysis and psychology. A Skin for Thought takes the form of ten transcribed discussions between Didier Anzieu and Gilbert Tarrab, recorded in... (more)

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