The Subject of Liberation: Zizek, Politics, Psychoanalysis

The Subject of Liberation: Zizek, Politics, Psychoanalysis

by Charles Wells

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ISBN-13: 9781501317316
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/28/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Charles Wells is Assistant Professor of Contemporary Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford, Canada.

Table of Contents

Dedication
Introduction: The Subject of Liberation
I: THE PROBLEM
1. How to Read the Ticklish Subject
2. Leftist Philosophy and Lacan's Theory of Character Structures
II: THE SUBJECT, IDEOLOGY, AND PSYCHOANALYSIS
3. The Žižekian Universal Subject
4. Ideology: The Big Other, The Symbolic Mandate, and The Social Superego
5. Freedom and Responsibility: The Liberatory Promise of Lacanian Psychoanalysis
III: CONTEMPORARY IDEOLOGIES
6. The Problem of Postmodernity: A Life of Pleasures
7. The Postmodern Social Superego: Reflexive Sadomasochism
8. The Unholy Conspiracy: Postmodern Ideology and (Pseudo-)Fundamentalism
IV: GOING THROUGH THE DEADLOCK
9. Antagonism in the Real
10. The Theory of the Four Fundamental Discourses
11. The Deadlock of Lacanian Ethics and the Analytic Moment
V: POST-ANALYTIC SUBJECTS
12. The Post-Analytic Subject 1: The Analyst
13. The Post-Analytic Subject 2: The Lover
14. Post-Analytic Philosophies
VI: LIBERATED SOCIETIES
15. Liberated Societies 1: A Universal Right to Psychoanalysis and the Antagonistic Society
16. Liberated Societies 2: A Society of Analysts
Conclusion: Go, Bid the Soldiers Shoot!
BIBLIOGRAPHY
NOTES

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