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Jacques Lacan and the Other Side of Psychoanalysis: Reflections on Seminar XVII, sic vi
This collection is the first extended interrogation in any language of Jacques Lacan's Seminar XVII. Originally delivered just after the Paris uprisings of May 1968, Seminar XVII marked a turning point in Lacan’s thought; it was both a step forward in the psychoanalytic debates and an important contribution to social and political issues. Collecting important analyses by m ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published May 23rd 2006 by Duke University Press Books
(first published May 1st 2006)
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On the one hand, it was kind of satisfying that these presumed experts on Lacanian theory admitted that his concepts in Seminar XVII are slippery and inconsistent, or obviously interpreted them according to their own inclinations and interests. On the other hand, the book therefore shed very little light on the seminar.