Posts for the “3. Works in Progress from the Lacanian (Freudian) Field” category

The conflict comes when we separate ethics and economic progress and when we equate the latter with happiness: Desmond Tutu and Bettina Gronblom

by Julia Evans on April 4, 2012

From: Camels can pass through a needle’s eye: by Desmond Tutu and Bettina Gronblom: Financial Times: April 4th 2012: available here [] added: The conflict comes when we separate ethics (…)

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LacanianWorks news & the next LW Working Group meeting (28/4/2012)

by Julia Evans on March 30, 2012

Contents: 1) Next LacanianWorks Working Group Meeting:  Saturday 28th April 2) Proposed translation cartel 3) Access to other references which have emerged from LacanianWorks Working Group’s meetings 4) Bruce Scott’s presentation (…)

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Notes on references by Jacques Lacan to Plato’s ‘Meno’, Nicolas Cusanus, Michel de Montaigne…

by Julia Evans on March 16, 2012

These notes were provoked by Bruce Scott’s presentation to the LW WG meeting on January 21st 2012 which is available on LW as follows: ‘Meno’, Montaigne and the ‘Docta Ignorantia’: Some (…)

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What escapes when regulation is used to address risk…

by Julia Evans on March 14, 2012

What is good for the goose (Financial Services) is good for the gander (services or treatments within the Government’s high-risk (mental) health industry).   At the bottom, there are some (…)

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Research which aims to understand and prevent adverse effects of psychological therapies – yes, really

by Julia Evans on March 8, 2012

Contents:  b) Comments on this misuse of research a) Information received – a description of research which is in progress. a) Comments on the misuse of research Over the years, there (…)

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Simplification is necessary in research. But it has limitations in providing a grand theory of everything.

by Julia Evans on March 3, 2012

Quotes from: ‘The wealth of nations’ a book review by Martin Wolf of ‘Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty’ by James A. Robinson and Daron Acemoglu. (…)

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It is now officially evidence-based: NHS will have to ration further treatments…

by Julia Evans on February 27, 2012

The evidence, as reported in The Guardian  [i], is :  ‘A representative survey of 821 GPs in England, commissioned by the Nuffield Trust health thinktank.’ The conclusion:  ‘The NHS is (…)

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Male anorexia, details of two cases living in the USA: 23rd February 2012: Victoria Wellman

by Julia Evans on February 23, 2012

This is a further example which has been spotted by Bruno de Florence. His comments on this article has been presented to the April LW WG meeting and are in (…)

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Fragments: The Thing (Das Ding) & …

by Jo Rostron on February 18, 2012

Contribution to LW Group 18 February 2012  Pre-amble to Fragments: Reference: Lacan, J.1959-60 The Ethics of Psychoanalysis, Book VII, Translated Dennis Porter, Ed. Jacques-Alain Miller.  Tavistock/Routledge, London 1992.  Availability given (…)

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Sadeian power, the UK Government……… & CON-sultations

by Julia Evans on February 3, 2012

Contents   1)  A further post to www.LacanianWorks.net : my response to a Government CON-sultation, assumptions & the concrete wall which protects the collaborators & excludes everyone else. 2)  How (…)

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