Posts for the “Case studies” category

The pot (HM’s Opposition party) calls the kettle (Celebrity culture) black & its relation to the Government’s production of taint in its clinic of Mental Health: 2 new posts: Reminder – conference on current issues on Sunday December 2nd

by Julia Evans on November 1, 2012

A)  details of two new posts on LacanianWorks B) A reminder of the conference on 2nd December 2012 which is about finding a way forward. C) A reminder of your  (…)

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Everyday insecurity: Life at the end of the welfare state: November 2012: interim briefing: nef – economics as if people and the planet mattered

by Julia Evans on November 1, 2012

Reason for recommending the New Economic Foundation’s briefing: The joint advent of the Government’s Happiness Factories (IAPT) replacing both GP Counselling Services and provision within hospitals, means provision of support (…)

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A tangled web of “ethos” : comment on Seminar VII, The ethics of psychoanalysis, 25th November 1959

by Nicholas Stylianou on October 31, 2012

Please find below my findings on the ἔθος / ἦθος / ήθος terminology.   I have been following up the line which says:   “…habits – that’s what is meant (…)

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The exchange between Earl Howe, the Department of Health and Julia Evans during October. My reply will be posted shortly.

by Julia Evans on October 30, 2012

1. Introduction 2. Background on Earl Howe – his responsibilities 3. Earl Howe drives standards into social care via NICE 4. Department of Health’s reply of 30th October 2012, sent (…)

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Your invitation to join the conversations and discussions at the November LW WG meeting

by Julia Evans on October 29, 2012

 1)  Next LacanianWorks Working Group Meeting:  Saturday 3rd November between 10.30am and 12.30   There will be the usual mixture of conversations and presentations from Bruce Scott, Bruno de Florence, Jo (…)

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Notes on p19-27 of Seminar VII: 25th November 1959: Reading Group of 27th October 2012 (Dream of ‘strawberries’ & of ‘dead father’)

by Julia Evans on October 27, 2012

REFERENCES – References for Dream of ‘dead father’ : see below for notes on these references. The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st November 1899 (published as 1900): Sigmund Freud  : Available (…)

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Further comments on ‘perverse jouissance’: Seminar VII:18th November 1959

by Julia Evans on October 22, 2012

Related texts Seminar VII: The ethics of psychoanalysis: 1959-1960: from 18th November 1959 : Jacques Lacan or here Texts from the “Reading Seminar VII: The Ethics of Psychoanalysis”’ group : here  The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st (…)

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Tribute to Thomas Szasz (April 15th 1920 – September 8th 2012)

by Julia Evans on October 18, 2012

Available here Thomas Stephen Szasz, M.D., 92, died at his home in Manlius, N.Y. on September 8, 2012. He was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1920, and emigrated to the (…)

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‘policy-based evidence, not evidence-based policy’ : John Kay speaks

by Julia Evans on October 16, 2012

Full quote: ‘These commercial decisions often reflect policy-based evidence, not evidence-based policy. Doing the deal is what matters: …. ‘ Quoted from: The brashness and bravado in big deals by (…)

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Giles Fraser reinterpretes ‘Kant avec Sade’ around Occupy London at St Paul’s

by Julia Evans on October 14, 2012

There are a series of relevant articles waiting to be posted. I have given up saving to the desktop as it is now covered with urgent postings.  The new file (…)

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