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"Van Haute's exegesis of Lacan's essay is as lucid as it is cogent--an admirable (and very illuminating) achievement."
-William Richardson
Paperback, 360 pages
Published November 17th 2001 by Other Press
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Naeem
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A very clear, systematic, and expository textual analysis of Lacan's overall project. The Lacan quotes and page numbers are in the footnotes and can thereby be avoided altogether.

I read this rather fast and will need to re-read it. But Van Haute offers many comparisons, mainly to Freud but also to Jung and other social theorists.

But mostly this is a detailed account of what Lacan has to offer. The central point is that whereas other schools want the analysand to adapt and there by harmonize wi
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