The Ethics of Psychoanalysis: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan

The Ethics of Psychoanalysis: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan

by Jacques Lacan
     
 

A charismatic and controversial figure, Lacan is one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century and his work has revolutionized linguistics, philosophy, literature, psychology, cultural and media studies.

He gained his reputation as a lecturer, disseminating his ideas to audiences that included Jean-Paul Sartre and Luce Irigaray amongst other hugely

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A charismatic and controversial figure, Lacan is one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century and his work has revolutionized linguistics, philosophy, literature, psychology, cultural and media studies.

He gained his reputation as a lecturer, disseminating his ideas to audiences that included Jean-Paul Sartre and Luce Irigaray amongst other hugely influential names. The Ethics of
Psychoanalysis
is a transcript of his most important lecture series.

Including influential readings of Sophocles' Antigone and Elizabethan courtly love poetry in relation to female sexuality, The Ethics of Psychoanalysis remains a powerful and controversial work that is still argued over today by the likes of Judith Butler and Slavoj Žižek.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415423618
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
09/03/2007
Series:
Routledge Classics Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.88(d)

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