Posts for the “A. Ethics” category

Introduction to the psyCommons : 2nd November 2013 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on November 2, 2013

From Denis Postle: On 2 Nov 2013, at 07:21, Denis wrote: Here below is the first of a series of videos about the psyCommons. I continue to see the psyCommmons (…)

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If sadism is rooted in the fear of being human, what does it say about these cruel, unempathic times we live in?

by Julia Evans on October 25, 2013

Comments on: When we deny our own vulnerability, we cope by being cruel to others If sadism is rooted in the fear of being human, what does it say about (…)

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Seminar VII : 9th March 1960 : p164 : Missing intervention by Mme Hubert : Reading Group of 19th October 2013

by Julia Evans on October 19, 2013

Mme Hubert’s intervention is omitted from Seminar VII : 9th March 1960 : p164 of Dennis Porter’s translation, Routledge edition : Supplementary note (A curious case of sublimation) to Chapter (…)

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Notes from Seminar VII : 3rd February 1960 (p133) : Interventions by Xavier Audouard & Jean Laplanche on René Spitz & the function of ‘rooting’ : Reading Group of 28th September 2013

by Julia Evans on September 28, 2013

There are further notes, including text from René Spitz’s paper  here. It is hoped to post access to this paper soon! During the Reading Group of 28th September 2013, the (…)

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The Zombie Epidemic: Hypermodern Version of the Apocalypse : 25th September 2013: New York: Jorge Assef

by Julia Evans on September 25, 2013

The Zombie Epidemic: Hypermodern Version of the Apocalypse : by Jorge Assef: published in LC (Lacanian Compass) Express : Vol 2, Issue 7 : 25th November 2013 : Speech given (…)

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Notes from Seminar VII : 3rd February 1960 (p132 & top p133) : Discussion with Victor Smirnov on René Spitz’s ‘Yes and No’ : Reading Group of 7th September 2013

by Julia Evans on September 7, 2013

The discussion, Seminar VII : 3rd February 1960 : p132, is abbreviated in the translation and those Lacan invites to comment are missed out.  The complete discussion, on ‘René Spitz’s (…)

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Comment on post Seminar VII : 3rd February 1960 : p129 quoting Seminar VII : 27th January 1960 : p121(vases)

by Owen Hewitson on September 7, 2013

Note: This is Owen Hewitson’s response to Julia Evans asking him to check the accuracy of the post – Seminar VII : 3rd February 1960 : p129 : Discussion of ‘function (…)

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Seminar VII : 3rd February 1960 : p129 : Discussion of ‘function of sublimation with reference to the Thing.’

by Julia Evans on September 7, 2013

During the discussion at the 7th September 2013 Reading Group, of Seminar VII: 3rd February 1960, Owen Hewitson referred to Freud’s formulations of sublimation with reference to the Thing. Owen (…)

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Sophocles’s ‘Antigone’ : Seminar VII, 25th May 1960 : A contemporary commentary

by Julia Evans on August 31, 2013

In Seminar VII, The Ethics of Psychoanalysis – 1959-1960, Jacques Lacan comments on the play by Sophocles, Antigone. This takes place during three sessions: May 25th 1960 – The splendour (…)

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Seminar VII: 20th January 1960: p106 : Request for help with a reference

by Julia Evans on June 1, 2013

The following was read on June 1st, by the Reading Seminar VII group: Session of 20th January 1960: Seminar VII: Ch VIII, The object and the thing: p106 Recently, an (…)

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