Category Archives: Jacques Lacan

Elements of Epistemology
Jacques-Alain Miller

Author’s Bio This is the last of three lectures which I have been invited to deliver. In my first lecture here I introduced the work and style of Jacques Lacan, and although time constraints did not allow me to go beyond half of what I had planned to tell you, I think I was able […]

The Lacanian Real: Television
Slavoj Zizek

Author’s Bio Lacan: Television – let’s proceed like idiots; let’s take this title literally and ask ourselves a question, not the question, “what can we learn about TV from Lacan’s teaching?” which would get us on the wrong path of so-called applied psychoanalysis, but the inverse question, “what can we learn about Lacan’s teaching from […]

Heidegger and Lacan
their most important difference
Janne Kurki

This paper presents only one main proposition: the most important difference – a kind of founding difference – between Heidegger and Lacan is formed by the question of science and the related theme of the formalization of language. This founding difference between them induces, in a way, all the other differences between them. The reader […]

Sex is Surface
Ontology and the Play of Signification
Jared Russell

Genital organizations Recently I witnessed the following incident. The “Contemporary Freudian” institute where I train holds a rotating case seminar for advanced candidates doing control work. A new member had recently joined our group, having transferred in from another training institute, well known for its more “Classical” bent. When it came time for this new […]

¿Dios ha muerto?
Mario Goldenberg

Author’s Bio La pertinencia de interrogar después de más de un siglo , la frase de Nietzsche, pone en evidencia, que el problema de las creencias, sigue vigente. Gianni Vattimo, filósofo italiano, autor de “Creer que se cree” y “Después de la cristiandad”, entre otros, toma la frase de Nietzsche, siguiendo la interpretación heideggeriana, como […]

The Florenskian-Iconic as Lacanian?
Joseph Masheck

Notions of the Russian Orthodox ikon as a proto-suprematist painting, and relatedly, of the possible relevance of Pavel Florensky’s thought to the suprematist project of Kazimir Malevich, may be reinforced after the fact in certain curious points of similarity, even as suprematism underwent critical rediscovery in the 1970s, between the ikon tradition represented by Florensky […]