Jacques Lacan

Jacques Lacan

Jacques Lacan (1901-1981) came to psychoanalysis by way of medicine and psychiatry. In 1951 he turned his attention to the training of analysts, and this was one of the issues which led him and his circle to part company with the Société Psychanalytique de Paris. He became, in 1953, the first President of a new group, the Société Française de Psychanalyse, whose declared aim was a return to the true teaching of Freud. Eleven years later the Société Française was dissolved and, under Lacan's direction, gave birth to the École Freudienne de Paris. Jacques Lacan was a practising psychoanalyst and teacher up until his death in 1981.

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The Seminar of Jacques Lacan IX: Identification

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan IX: Identification

by Cormac Gallagher, Jacques Lacan

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Psychoanalytical Notebooks No. 33: The Real and The Social Bond: British Psychiatry and the War

Psychoanalytical Notebooks No. 33: The Real and The Social Bond: British Psychiatry and the War

Edited by Jacques Lacan, Eric Laurent

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This is a print-only limited edition, in a brand new format, of a Jacques Lacan classic: British Psychiatry and the War(1947), published together with Éric Laurent’s incisive commentary, “The Real... (more)

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan XIV: The Logic of Phantasy

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan XIV: The Logic of Phantasy

by Cormac Gallagher, Jacques Lacan

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The Seminar of Jacques Lacan XV: The Psychoanalytic Act

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan XV: The Psychoanalytic Act

by Cormac Gallagher, Jacques Lacan

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Desire and its Interpretation: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan Book VI

Desire and its Interpretation: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan Book VI

by Jacques Lacan

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What does Lacan show us? He shows us that desire is not a biological function; that it is not correlated with a natural object; and that its object is fantasized. Because of this, desire is... (more)

The Sinthome: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book XXIII

The Sinthome: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book XXIII

by Jacques Lacan

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'Ten times, an elderly grey-haired man gets up on the stage. Ten times puffing and sighing. Ten times slowly tracing out strange multi-coloured arabesques that interweave, curling with the meanders... (more)

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan I: Freud's Papers on Technique, 1953-54

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan I: Freud's Papers on Technique, 1953-54

by Jacques Lacan

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Includes discussion of the role of the imaginary, resistance, the ideal ego and ego ideal, and the function of speech in psychoanalysis. (more)

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan VIII: Transference

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan VIII: Transference

by Cormac Gallagher, Jacques Lacan

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The Seminar of Jacques Lacan XX: Encore

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan XX: Encore

by Cormac Gallagher, Jacques Lacan

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The Seminar of Jaques Lacan Book XVII: The Other Side of Psychoanalysis

The Seminar of Jaques Lacan Book XVII: The Other Side of Psychoanalysis

by Jacques Lacan

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Revolutionary and innovative, Jacques Lacan's work lies at the epicentre of modern thought about otherness, subjectivity, sexual difference and enjoyment. This new translation of Lacan's deliberation... (more)

Anxiety: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan: Book X

Anxiety: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan: Book X

by Jacques Lacan

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Jacques Lacan is widely recognized as a key figure in the history of psychoanalysis and one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th Century. In this new translation of Anxiety, he explores the... (more)

...or Worse: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan

...or Worse: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan

by Jacques Lacan

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'A chance meeting of a sewing machine and an umbrella. The impossible face-off between a whale and a polar bear. One was devised by Lautr amont; the other punctuated by Freud. Both are memorable. Why... (more)

Talking to Brick Walls: A Series of Presentations in the Chapel at Sainte-Anne Hospital

Talking to Brick Walls: A Series of Presentations in the Chapel at Sainte-Anne Hospital

by Jacques Lacan

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'I've been talking to brick walls,' says Lacan, meaning: 'Neither to you, nor to the Big Other. I'm speaking by myself. And this is precisely what interests you. It's up to you to interpret me.' ... (more)

Ecrits: The First Complete Edition in English

Ecrits: The First Complete Edition in English

by Jacques Lacan

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Brilliant and innovative, Jacques Lacan's work lies at the epicentre of modern thought about otherness, subjectivity, sexual difference, the drives, the law and enjoyment. This new translation of his... (more)

On the Names-of-the-Father

On the Names-of-the-Father

by Jacques Lacan

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What astonishing success The Name-of-the-Father has had! Everyone finds something in it. Who one's father is isn't immediately obvious, hardly being visible to the naked eye. Paternity is first and... (more)

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan VII: The Ethics of Psychoanalysis, 1959-60

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan VII: The Ethics of Psychoanalysis, 1959-60

by Jacques Lacan, Jacques-Alain Miller

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Includes discussion of the problem of sublimation, the paradox of jouissance, and the essence of tragedy. (more)

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan X: Anxiety

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan X: Anxiety

by Cormac Gallagher, Jacques Lacan

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The Seminar of Jacques Lacan II: The Ego in Freud's Theory and in the Technique of Psychoanalysis, 1954-1955

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan II: The Ego in Freud's Theory and in the Technique of Psychoanalysis, 1954-1955

by Jacques Lacan, Jacques-Alain Miller

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Discusses the Real, Imaginary and Symbolic, the relation of the symbol and the machine, repetition, and Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Purloined Letter'. (more)

On Feminine Sexuality, the Limits of Love and Knowledge - Encore 1972-1973: Seminar XX

On Feminine Sexuality, the Limits of Love and Knowledge - Encore 1972-1973: Seminar XX

by Jacques Lacan, Jacques-Alain Miller

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An annotated translation of Jacques Lacan's seminar weighing up theories of the relationship between the desire for love and the attainment of knowledge. The text draws upon the work of such diverse... (more)

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