The closing address of the Journées des cartels de l’École freudienne de Paris [Religions and the Real] (Paris) : 13th April 1975 : Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on April 13, 1975

The complete transcript of the closing address which includes ‘Religions and the Real’, translated by Russell Grigg & Anthony Chadwick, published at, see here

Extract from the closing address of the Study Days of the Cartels of the Freudian School of Paris (École freudienne de Paris), Paris, 13th April 1975, named ‘Religions and the Real’. Lacan has been discussing the make-up of cartels and the number of members, from four to six.

Translated by Russell Grigg

p8-14 of The Lacanian Review : Issue 01 : Spring 2016

Available at  /lacan

& published by, bilingual  (The French text is largely untranslated but shown fully here) at  here

In French

Transcript published in Lettre de l’École freudianne, 1976, no 18, p263-270

Discours pendant la séance de cloture : 13th April 1975 : Jacques Lacan : Published 1975-04-13 :      Discours de clôture : Journées des cartels (11 p.) : : Available here


p11 ; Jacques Lacan: The Freudian Thing or the Meaning of the Return to Freud in Psychoanalysis: 7th November 1955 : Also read on 21st December 1955 as part of Seminar III : For availability see Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

The rupture in 1953 : See texts for 1953 in ‘Some Lacanian History’ or here

See also:

Texts by Jacques Lacan here

On Topology here

Groups & Cartels here


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