Posts for the “A. Ethics” category

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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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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Notes on Seminar VII: 18th November 1959 : p7 to 15 : Reading Group of 6th October 2012

by Julia Evans on October 6, 2012

Keep an eye on posts to LacanianWorks.net  at the category ‘Reading Seminar VII’, here Please note : The following includes comments on Marie Bonaparte, Helene Deutsch, Ernest Jones, Maquis de Sade, (…)

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Notes on Seminar VII: 18th November 1959 : p1-7 : 15th September 2012 Reading Group Meeting

by Julia Evans on September 15, 2012

During the introduction to the Reading Group, Bruno de Florence volunteered to read the seminar in French to check the translation.  It transpires there are a number of mistakes and (…)

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Do the ‘evidence-based’ results of brain scanning debunk Freud both scientifically and in the clinic?

by Julia Evans on September 5, 2012

  My attention was caught this morning by a report by Tom Feilden on the BBC Today programme, titled ‘How neuroscience could help explain human emotions’[i]. ‘So what?’, I hear (…)

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Interview with Eric Laurent : 20th July 2012 (Israel) : by Or Ezrati , published in Haaretz

by Julia Evans on July 20, 2012

This interview marked the publication of ‘Lost in Cognition’ in Hebrew. Note 1 : Or Ezrati met Éric Laurent during his recent visit (July 2012) to Israel as a guest (…)

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Reading Jacques Lacan’s Seminar VII: Ethics : Back book cover

by Julia Evans on July 7, 2012

What does analysis allow us to formulate concerning the origin of morality?   ‘Given all that is implied by the phrase, the ethics of psychoanalysis will allow me, far more (…)

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For your action (UK):the Law Commission’s CON-sultation which closes on 31st May 2012

by Julia Evans on May 28, 2012

Thank you to the informant who spotted this. This Government is exceeding the last Government’s standards of CON-sultation.  It CON-sults those who it knows will say ‘yes’. Your action is (…)

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…his lack of any self-limiting principle. If the problem is limits, then this is a problem without an easy solution, because we too have learnt to be limitlessly acquisitive: Christopher Caldwell

by Julia Evans on April 27, 2012

Power and limits. I suggest, following the theologian René Girard[i], that there are two foundations for the way in which we choose to relate to others.  I will be developing (…)

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Third Gender is defined?:20th April 2012: Tom Gardner

by Julia Evans on April 20, 2012

This article was spotted by Bruno de Florence who commented on it at the April meeting of LW WG.  As his comments have yet to be posted, the following includes (…)

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