Disseminating Lacan (SUNY Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

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This book brings together diverse research efforts which have remained, until now, isolated in their respective subject-matter areas.
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Examines how the text of the 20th-century French philosopher has borrowed from sociology, linguistics, philosophy, and other fields, and has in turned engaged, affected, and transformed those fields; and suggests some possible critical readings from various perspectives and concerns. Two of the 16 essays are here translated from French for the first time. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction 1
The Concept of the Subject of the Unconscious 23
The Order of the Real: Nietzsche and Lacan 43
Lacan and Merleau-Ponty: The Confrontation of Psychoanalysis and Phenomenology 69
The Epistemological Status of Lacan's Mathematical Paradigms 109
Sociology Before Linguistics: Lacan's Debt to Durkheim 123
Toward a New Alliance between Psychoanalysis and Social Theory 151
The Third Generation of Desire 171
Lacan: The Poetic Unconscious 189
Lacan and Modernism: Representation and Its Vicissitudes 207
Sexuality in Neurosis and Psychosis: Two Letters from Freud to Jung 241
Jocelyn, a Story of the Soul 249
Queering the Phallus 273
The Oedipus Problem in Freud and Lacan 295
Lacan and Schatzman: Reflections on the Concept of "Paternal Metaphor" 315
The Psychical Meaning of Life and Death: Reflections on the Lacanian Imaginary, Symbolic, and Real 337
A Semiotic Correlate of Psychotic States 365
Contributors 385
Index 389
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