Syncope: The Philosophy of Rapture

Syncope: The Philosophy of Rapture

by Catherine Clement

ISBN-10: 0816619786

ISBN-13: 9780816619788

Pub. Date: 10/28/1994

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

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Table of Contents

Foreword: East Meets West
Translators' Preface
Author's Note
Introduction: Where Am I?1
1Choosing Night23
2Philosophers and Their Daemons36
3Depriving the City of Spices: Plato Purges the Republic52
4The Owl and the Nightingale: Hegel and Holderlin62
5Loves Me, Loves Me Not; or, The Love of Dialectic73
6Of Young Girls as Thought: Kierkegaard the Seducer85
7Abraham, and a Roasted Lamb's Head94
8The Great Attack106
9The Birth of Identity and the Syncope of the Imago: Lacan118
10"Inter faeces et urinas": Tantrism Between Feces and Urine131
11Thought Burned Alive: Indian Philosophies146
12Syncope Leaves for the Forest: The Renouncers166
13Educational Love at First Sight: The Lady, the Guru, and the Psychoanalyst179
14Jouissances: Between the Angel and the Placenta200
15Ego Orgasm and the Indolence of the Subject217
16Syncope's Strategies: The Creative Act and the Un-Governing of the World235
Conclusion: Deceiving Death and Embracing God251

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