Elisabeth Roudinesco

Elisabeth Roudinesco teaches at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and is the author of many books.

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Jacques Lacan: Outline of a Life, History of a System of Thought

Jacques Lacan: Outline of a Life, History of a System of Thought

by Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Paperback £39.99

Historian, psychoanalyst, and close member of Lacan's inner circle, Elisabeth Roudinesco tells the convoluted story of Jacques Lacan. From his early clinical practice to his many conflicts with the... (more)

Freud: In His Time and Ours

Freud: In His Time and Ours

by Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Hardback £32.95

Elisabeth Roudinesco offers a bold and modern reinterpretation of the iconic founder of psychoanalysis. Based on new archival sources, this is Freud's biography for the twenty-first century - a... (more)

Why Psychoanalysis?

Why Psychoanalysis?

by Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Hardback £88.00

Why do some people still choose psychoanalysis - Freud's so-called "talking cure" - when numerous medications are available that treat the symptoms of psychic distress so much faster? Elisabeth... (more)

Why Psychoanalysis?

Why Psychoanalysis?

by Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Paperback £25.00

Elisabeth Roudinesco tackles this difficult question, exploring what she sees as a "depressive society": an epidemic of distress being addressed only by an increasing reliance on prescription drugs. (more)

Philosophy in Turbulent Times: Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, Althusser, Deleuze, Derrida

Philosophy in Turbulent Times: Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, Althusser, Deleuze, Derrida

by Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Hardback £78.00

For Elisabeth Roudinesco, a historian of psychoanalysis and one of France's leading intellectuals, Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, Althusser, Deleuze, and Derrida represent a 'great generation' of... (more)

Our Dark Side: A History of Perversion

Our Dark Side: A History of Perversion

by Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Paperback £17.99

Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as... (more)

Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue

Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue

by Alain Badiou, Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Paperback £14.99

Prompted by the thirtieth anniversary of the French philosopher Jacques Lacan's death, this exchange between two prominent intellectuals is rich with surprising insights.

Alain Badiou shares... (more)

Lacan: In Spite of Everything

Lacan: In Spite of Everything

by Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Paperback £13.99

Jacques Lacan continues to be subject to the most extravagant interpretations. Angelic to some, he is demonic to others. To recall Lacan's career, now that the heroic age of psychoanalysis is over,... (more)

Our Dark Side: A History of Perversion

Our Dark Side: A History of Perversion

by Elisabeth Roudinesco

  • Hardback £55.00

Where does perversion begin? Who is perverse? Ever since the word first appeared in the Middle Ages, anyone who delights in evil and in the destruction of the self or others has been described as... (more)

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