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The seductions of psychoanalysis : Freud, Lacan and Derrida

The seductions of psychoanalysis : Freud, Lacan and Derrida

Author: John Forrester
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge Studies in French.
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The Seductions of Psychoanalysis explores the most seductive of all recent psychoanalytic traditions, that inspired by Jacques Lacan, whose radical questioning of previously accepted psychoanalytic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Forrester
ISBN: 0521372437 9780521372435 0521424666 9780521424660
OCLC Number: 751162341
Description: XII, 421 s. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. The Temptation of Sigmund Freud: 1. The true story of Anna O.; 2. Contracting the disease of love: authority and freedom in the origins of psychoanalysis; 3. Freud, Dora and the untold pleasures of psychoanalysis; 4. Rape, seduction, psychoanalysis; 5. ' ... a perfect likeness of the past'; Part II. The Moment of Jacques Lacan: A note on Translation; 6. 'In place of an introduction', The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, books I & II; 7. What the psychoanalyst does with words: Austin, Lacan and the speech acts of psychoanalysis; 8. Dead on time: Lacan's theory of temporality; Part III. The Destiny of Psychoanalysis: 9. Who is in analysis with whom? Freud, Lacan, Derrida; 10. Psychoanalysis: gossip, telepathy and/or science?; 11. Transference and the stenographer: on Dostoevsky's The Gambler; 12. Michel Foucault and the history of psychoanalysis; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in French.
Other Titles: Seductions of psychoanalysis
Responsibility: John Forrester.


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'Forrester traces out the lineage from Freud to Lacan to Derrida with great sophistication and erudition ... Throughout, there is his usual exemplary clarity, and a wealth of supporting illustration. Read more...

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