Jacques Lacan: An Outline of a Life and History of a System of Thought

Jacques Lacan: An Outline of a Life and History of a System of Thought

By: Elisabeth Roudinesco (author)Paperback

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Roudinesco follows the development of Lacana s career from his early clinical practice and conflicts with the establishment, as he constantly pushed the boundaries of psychoanalysis from its roots in biology and neurology to a powerful critical tool that resonated in fields ranging from literary theory to feminist politics.

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Elisabeth Roudinesco teaches at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She is the author of many books, including Jacques Lacan & Co.: A History of Psychoanalysis in France, 1925--1985 and Madness and Revolution: The Lives and Legends of Theroigne de Mericourt.


List of Illustrations. Foreword. Part I: Father Figures:. 1. Vinegar Merchants. 2. Faces on the Ward. 3. Psychiatry Teachers. Part II: Crazy Ladies: . 4. The Story of Marguerite. 5. In Praise of Paranoia. 6. Reading Spinoza. 7. The Papin Sisters. Part III: Mana s Estate:. 8. Private Life and Public Life. 9. Fascism: The End of the Viennese Epic. 10. Marienbad. Part IV: Family Histories:. 12. Georges Bataille and Co. 13. Between Lucien Febvre and Edouard Pichon. Part V: War and Peace: . 14. Marseilles, Vichy, Paris. 15. Thoughts on Human Freedom. 16. Double Life. 17. An Unsatisfactory Encounter with Melanie Klein. Part VI: Elements of a System of Thought:. 18. Theory of Treatment: Kinship Structures. 19. A Resounding Tribute to Martin Heidegger. 20. Intersecting Fates: Jacques Lacan and Frangoise Dolto. 21. The Symposium and the Storm. 22. Structure and the Name--of--the--Father. Part VII: The Power and the Glory:. 23. Dialogue with Louis Althusser. 24."I hereby found...": Kant with Sade. 25. The Ecrits: Portrait of an Editor. 26. Revolution: Jean--Paul Sartre and Jacques Lacan, Alternate Contemporaries. Part VIII: In Search of the Absolute:. 27. Oriental Yearnings and a Series of Bereavements. 28. Mathemes and Borromean Knots. 29. Psychoanalysis Reduced to Zero. 30. Time for a Pharaoh. Part IX: Legacies. . 31. History of the Seminar:. 32. Freudian France: The State of Play. Appendix A: Members of the International Psychoanalytical Association (1993). Appendix B: IPA: World Distribution. Appendix C: IPA Congresses (1908--1993). Appendix D: Societies and Groups Not Belonging to the IPA. Appendix E: Principal Reviews Established After 1985. Appendix F: Bibliography for Jacques Lacana s Article on the Family for the Encyclopidie francaise (1938). Appendix G: Jacques Lacana s Report Card. Appendix H: Facsimile of Lacana s Corrections to "Discours de cloture des journees sur les psychoses de la enfant". Appendix I: Genealogy. List of Abbreviations. Notes. General Bibliography of the Works of Jacques Lacan. References. Index.

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  • publication date: 11/04/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780745623146
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 596
  • ID: 9780745623146
  • weight: 872
  • ISBN10: 074562314X

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