Posts for the “1. Applied LacanianWorks” category

But these religious forms of technology exist alongside a willingness to recognise the limitations of human power and control, and the need to be receptive to something beyond ourselves.

by Julia Evans on November 15, 2010

from ‘ What philosophy tells us about the happiness index :  Thinkers from Bentham to Heidegger saw measuring happiness as more than just a box-ticking exercise’ by Clare Carlisle The Guardian, (…)

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That suggests that regulation may be part of the problem rather than part of the answer.

by Julia Evans on November 9, 2010

Quote from: Editorial, The Guardian, Tuesday November 9th 2010: The NHS Confederation has counted 698 auditing standards and 69 different auditing bodies. That suggests that regulation may be part of (…)

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Reply to CON-sultation: Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS White Paper July 2010

by Julia Evans on October 9, 2010

9th October, 2010 [Edited & web-links added January 2012]   Please note:  Having contributed to many Government CON-sultations, my first in January 2007, I am aware that my comments do (…)

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“Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. “It just exaggerates experiences that everybody goes through. Everybody has felt sad, been slightly hyperactive. Mental illness isn’t this separate world – it’s just a step beyond the normal world.”

by Julia Evans on October 6, 2010

Seaneen Molloy hopes the event (Warning: May Contain Nuts, a cabaret) will close the gap between those who have experienced mental illness and those who haven’t. “Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. (…)

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The Symbolic Order in the XXI Century: Consequences for the Treatment : 9th July 2010: Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on July 9, 2010

This text was given in July 2010 and leads to the  VIII Congress of the World Association of Psychoanalysis: (WAP Congress): “The Symbolic Order in the 21st Century: 23rd – (…)

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… it cements co-responsibility as a principle.

by Julia Evans on May 12, 2010

From:  The Financial Times, May 12th 2010 ‘Editorial:Cameron changes the Landscape’ Putting together a common programme is one thing.  Actually enacting it in government is quite another. … The decision (…)

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Private Language, Private Jouissance : 2nd May 2010 (Paris) : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on May 2, 2010

Paper was delivered at PULSE (Paris-US English Language Seminar) held in Paris on 2nd May 2010. Éric Laurent is an Analyst Member of the École de la Cause Freudienne and (…)

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Evaluation believes neither in the value of professional ethics nor in institutional regulations. It mistrusts what is human.

by Julia Evans on April 14, 2010

Quote from Jean-Claud Maleval (see below): Human activities have always been spontaneously evaluated, both by those who do the activities and those who use them. What is new in our (…)

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Why is the Ideology of Evaluation Pernicious?

by Jean-Claude Maleval on April 14, 2010

Presented on 14th April, 2010 to the VIIth Congress of the World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP): ‘Semblants and Sinthome’. Published in Psychoanalytic Notebooks, journal of the London Society of the (…)

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Book Review : Quote ‘The belief that antidepressants can cure depression chemically is wrong’ :Irving Kirsch

by Richard House on February 28, 2010

A review of Irving Kirsch, The Emperor’s New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth, The Bodley Head, London, 2009, xii + 226 pp, ISBN 978-1-847-92083-6, price £11.99 Irving Kirsch:  ‘The belief (…)

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