The Black Hole of Vanities : 9th September 2005 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on September 9, 2005

Published :

A previous version seems to have been published on the École de la Cause Freudienne Messager web-site, as ‘Le trou noir des vanités’, ECF-messager, 2nd March 2000. This is not now available.

– translation: Circulated on NLS (New Lacanian School) Messager (, as [nls-messager] > 172 : Eric Laurent, The Black Hole of Vanities on 12th September 2005 at 09:36 : This appears not now to be available on the NLS web-site.

– Éric Laurent, Le trou noir des vanités, La Cause Freudienne, n° 61, octobre 2005, p. 11-14


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Linked text

Why is the Ideology of Evaluation Pernicious? : 14th April 2010 : Jean-Claude Maleval : Information here

Partial Summary of a Reading of “Triumph of Religion” (Montreal, Canada) : 18th November 2005 : Éric Laurent or here

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