Posts Tagged: psychoanalysis

How to Encounter That Impossibility? Zizek’s Theory of Subject

From Zizek’s reading of Hegel, Marx, and Lacan, can we learn about Zizek, not the complex entanglement of Hegelian, Marxian, and Lacanian theories? What is Zizek’s own theory, his own philosophical, political, and psychoanalytic theory? What does Zizek want to

How to Encounter That Impossibility? Zizek’s Theory of Subject

From Zizek’s reading of Hegel, Marx, and Lacan, can we learn about Zizek, not the complex entanglement of Hegelian, Marxian, and Lacanian theories? What is Zizek’s own theory, his own philosophical, political, and psychoanalytic theory? What does Zizek want to

The Big Other Operating at a Symbolic Level

(Reading: Slavoj Zizek’s How to Read Lacan; http://www.lacan.com/zizhowto.html) At the very moment when others see the death of psychoanalysis, Zizek witnesses instead the return of it. Thus the aim of this book (How to Read Lacan) is, according to him,

The Big Other Operating at a Symbolic Level

(Reading: Slavoj Zizek’s How to Read Lacan; http://www.lacan.com/zizhowto.html) At the very moment when others see the death of psychoanalysis, Zizek witnesses instead the return of it. Thus the aim of this book (How to Read Lacan) is, according to him,

Aesthetic Conflicts in Psychoanalysis and (Novel) Education

Deborah P. Britzman, Novel Education: Psychoanalytic Studies of Learning and Not Learning What is the relationship between psychoanalysis and education? Why does Britzman connect or arrange in parallel these two (or more) ways of presentation in terms of storytelling – whether

Aesthetic Conflicts in Psychoanalysis and (Novel) Education

Deborah P. Britzman, Novel Education: Psychoanalytic Studies of Learning and Not Learning What is the relationship between psychoanalysis and education? Why does Britzman connect or arrange in parallel these two (or more) ways of presentation in terms of storytelling – whether

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Melancholy as a Condition of Being Human

In the Middle Ages, it was believed that melancholy was caused by an excess of black bile and related with Saturn. People’s interests in melancholy have persisted and amplified to the extent that it has been regarded as a virtue

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Melancholy as a Condition of Being Human

In the Middle Ages, it was believed that melancholy was caused by an excess of black bile and related with Saturn. People’s interests in melancholy have persisted and amplified to the extent that it has been regarded as a virtue

Alain Badiou – “Sex in Crisis” in The Century

Against Subjectivation and Signification: Alain Badiou’s “Sex in Crisis” In the book, The Century, in which this article “Sex in Crisis” is included, Alain Badiou analyzes the twentieth century by asking whether the past century has reached to the historical

Alain Badiou – “Sex in Crisis” in The Century

Against Subjectivation and Signification: Alain Badiou’s “Sex in Crisis” In the book, The Century, in which this article “Sex in Crisis” is included, Alain Badiou analyzes the twentieth century by asking whether the past century has reached to the historical

Frantz Fanon – Black Skin, White Mask

Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Mask, Grover Press, 1967. As we have seen it from his other book, The Wretched of the Earth (1961), what Fanon had pursued and hoped to build, through the struggle against colonialism or the colonizers, was

Frantz Fanon – Black Skin, White Mask

Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Mask, Grover Press, 1967. As we have seen it from his other book, The Wretched of the Earth (1961), what Fanon had pursued and hoped to build, through the struggle against colonialism or the colonizers, was