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Beyond the Psychoanalytic Dyad: Developmental Semiotics in Freud, Peirce and Lacan

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In this original work of psychoanalytic theory, John Muller explores the formative power of signs and their impact on the mind, the body and subjectivity, giving special attention to work of the French psychoanalyst
Jacques Lacan and the American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce. Muller explores how Lacan's way of understanding experience through three dimensions--the real, the imaginary and the symbolic--can be useful both for thinking about cultural phenomena and for ...
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Beyond the Psychoanalytic Dyad: Developmental Semiotics in Freud, Peirce and Lacan

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Overview

In this original work of psychoanalytic theory, John Muller explores the formative power of signs and their impact on the mind, the body and subjectivity, giving special attention to work of the French psychoanalyst
Jacques Lacan and the American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce. Muller explores how Lacan's way of understanding experience through three dimensions--the real, the imaginary and the symbolic--can be useful both for thinking about cultural phenomena and for understanding the complexities involved in treating psychotic patients, and develops Lacan's perspective gradually, presenting it as distinctive approaches to data from a variety of sources.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415910682
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/28/1995
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 0.60 (w) x 0.90 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

John P. Muller is Chief Psychologist and Director of Education at The Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts and author (with William J. Richardson) of Lacan and Language: A Reader's Guide to Ecrits.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1 Mother-Infant Mutual Gazing 13
2 Semiotic Perspectives on the Dyad 27
3 Developmental Foundations of Infant Semiotics 43
4 Intersubjectivity through Semiotics 61
5 The Real and Boundaries: Walking or Falling into the Wild 75
6 Language, Psychosis, and Culture 91
7 A Semiotic Correlate of Psychotic States 105
8 The Ego and Mirroring in the Dyad 119
9 From Imaginary to Symbolic Identification in the Case of Mr. Z 135
10 A Re-Reading of Studies on Hysteria 161
Conclusion 187
References 195
Name Index 221
Subject Index 226
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