On the Names-of-the-Father

On the Names-of-the-Father


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On the Names-of-the-Father by Jacques Lacan

What astonishing success the Name-of-the-Father has had! Everyone finds something in it. Who one's father is isn't immediately obvious, hardly being visible to the naked eye. Paternity is first and foremost determined by one's culture. As Lacan said, "The Name-of-the-Father creates the function of the father." But then where does the plural stem from?

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ISBN-13: 9780745659916
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/10/2013
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,313,084
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Jacques Lacan (1901–1981) was one of the twentieth century’s most influential thinkers.  His many works include Écrits, The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psycho-analysis and the many other volumes of The Seminars.

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