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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 Lacans thought; it was both a step forward in the psychoanalytic debates and an important contribution to social and political issues. Collecting important analyses by ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published May 23rd 2006 by Duke University Press Books (first published April 30th 2006)
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Peter D. Mathews
There are certain clear landmarks that stand out in the development of Jacques Lacan's career, most of which correspond to the topics of his seminars: Seminar VII, for instance, is a groundbreaking look at ethics and pyschoanalysis; Seminar XI follows on the heels of Lacan's "ex-communication" from the IPA; Seminar XX reveals his thoughts on sexuation and feminine sexuality; Seminar XXIII develops his ideas about the sinthome.

Increasingly, I have come to see the importance of Seminar XVII among
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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.
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