Denial, Negation, and the Forces of the Negative: Freud, Hegel, Lacan, Spitz, and Sophocles

Denial, Negation, and the Forces of the Negative: Freud, Hegel, Lacan, Spitz, and Sophocles

by Wilfried Ver Eecke

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791465998
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Series: SUNY Series in Hegelian Studies Series
Edition description: ANN
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

At Georgetown University, Wilfried Ver Eecke is Professor of Philosophy and also teaches courses in psychology and psychoanalysis. He is the coauthor (with Alphonse De Waelhens) of Phenomenology and Lacan on Schizophrenia, after the Decade of the Brain and Saying “No”:Its Meaning in Child Development, Psychoanalysis, Linguistics, and Hegel.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction

1. The Complex Phenomenon of Denial

2. The Epistemological Problem of Self-description in Freudian Psychoanalysis

3. Denial and Hegel’s Philosophical Anthropology

4. Denial and Hegel’s Theory of the Will

5. A Child’s No-Saying: A Step towards Independence

6. Oedipus, the King: How and How not to Undo a Denial

7. Denial, Metaphor, the Symbolic, and Freedom: The Ontological Dimensions of Denial

Conclusion

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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