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

Ignorance is a Passion

by Bruno de Florence on March 10, 2016

See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_f4EgRGUVQ Within a short historical timeline, Copernicus throws the Earth away from the centre of the universe, Darwin writes that we are the mere product of chance genetic mutations, (…)

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“The Unconscious is Politics”, today : LQ518 (Lacan Quotidien 518) : May 2015 – probably Nantes : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on May 30, 2015

Probably given in Nantes, May 2015 Published: In French: Lacan Quotidien n° 518 – « L’inconscient, c’est la politique », aujourd’hui – par Éric Laurent : on 23rd June 2015 : Available here (…)

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Quote: ….. is one of extreme pragmatism based on a cost-benefit analysis that apparently excludes moral accounting : The Guardian

by Julia Evans on February 14, 2015

I have decided to resurrect ‘Quotable Quotes’. Usually, this is because something strikes me as immediately relevant to the bonkers way successive Governments have interfered in the place known as (…)

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The Stepladder (Escabeau) and Freudian Sublimation. From forcing to manipulation : A reading of «Joyce the Symptom» : (Paris) 3rd February 2015 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on February 4, 2015

Fourth session of ‘Speaking with one’s body – stepladder (Corps-Escabeau)’ : Lacanian Studies at the École de la Cause Freudienne (ECF): « Speaking lalangue of the body». : given in (…)

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Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West

by Julia Evans on January 11, 2015

Austin Gross (see http://groups.google.com/group/the-letter/ 17th December 2014) raises three questions which interest me: Am I right that, after a hundred years, we still have no idea what was censored in (…)

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An Examination of ‘Learned Helplessness’

by Julia Evans on December 11, 2014

The Production of ‘Learned Helplessness’ Quote: ‘Now I couldn’t endure the pain. I felt I was going to die’ ‘I was literally suffocating inside the bag’ ‘If he wants a (…)

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Psychical reality in action

by Julia Evans on September 18, 2014

In my post How are Freud & Lacan evidence-based?  (Available here), I refer to Sigmund Freud’s arguments in The Project for a Scientific Psychology: 23rd & 25th September & 5th (…)

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How are Freud & Lacan evidence-based?

by Julia Evans on September 15, 2014

This material is taken from notes I made before the Saturday 6th September meeting. They have been expanded to include comments from the group, for which my thanks. My project, (…)

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Lost in Cognition: Psychoanalysis and the Cognitive Sciences : September 2014 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on September 1, 2014

INDEX OF POST Details Related texts Author Background Chapter headings with date when first published Commentaries  Others by Éric Laurent available on LacanianWorks Details Translated by Adrian Price Published by (…)

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Interrogating Freud & Lacan – a series of 7 seminars – Call for registration

by Julia Evans on August 25, 2014

Start date: Saturday 6th September 2014 So Bruno de Florence & Julia Evans propose to follow in Sigmund Freud’s & Jacques Lacan’s footsteps & trace what is going on in (…)

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