Lacan and the Discourse of the Other : 1968 : Anthony Wilden

by Julia Evans on January 3, 1968

[p157 – 318 of ‘The Language of the Self – The function of language in Psychoanalysis by Jacques Lacan’ : 1968 :

translated, with notes and commentary by Anthony Wilden

Published : Baltimore MD & London, The John Hopkins University Press

Further information :  ‘The Language of the Self – The function of language in Psychoanalysis by Jacques Lacan’ : 1968 : Anthony Wilden or here

Availability

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Bibliography [p313] : Available at www.LacanianWorksExchange.net  /authors a-z (W) or authors by date (1968)

Index p323  : Available at www.LacanianWorksExchange.net  /lacan  (1953)

This is published alongside Anthony Wilden’s translation of The Function and Field of Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis (Rome) : 26th September 1953 : Jacques Lacan which is available here

Subtitles & access to some of the references

Nous ne sommes hommes et ne nous tenons les uns aux autres que par la parole. (Montaigne)

I

Reference

The Function and Field of Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis (Rome) : 26th September 1953 : Jacques Lacan which is available here

The ‘Stade du Miroir’ and the Imaginary Order [Wp159]

References

Mirror Stage: 1936, 1938, 1949, 1966: Jacques Lacan or here

Schema L : Schema L developed out of Lacan’s study of Poe’s story “The Purloined Letter” in his seminar of 1954-55 : Schema L is developed throughout Seminar II: The Ego in Freud’s Theory and in the Technique of Psychoanalysis: 1954-1955: begins 17th November 1954 : Jacques Lacan : Information here. Two references are given below. Lacan summarises this work in ‘The Purloined Letter’

  1. a) Seminar on ‘The Purloined Letter’ : 26th April 1955 : Jacques Lacan : availability here
  2. b) Seminar II : 2nd February 1955 : p109 of Sylvana Tomaselli’s translation.

Seminar II : 25th of May 1955 : p243 of Sylvana Tomaselli’s translation.

Wp163 : Fort! Da! in ‘Beyond the Pleasure Principle’ : 1920g : Sigmund Freud

Wp167 : The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st November 1899 (published as 1900): Sigmund Freud or here : SEV p562 note 2

Wp168 : On Narcissism, an introduction : 1914 : Sigmund Freud : SEXIV : p67

Wp169 : Mourning and Melancholia : 1915 : Sigmund Feud : SEXIV : p249-251

Wp170 : Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego : 1921 : Sigmund Freud : SEXVIII p105 : Note that the German term is Masse, with its somewhat derogatory connotations.

Wp171 : Negation [Die Verneinung] : 1925h : Sigmund Freud :

Wp172 : Aggressivity in Psychoanalysis : 1948 : Jacques Lacan : For availability see Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Wp173 : In his thesis of 1932, Lacan had sought to show that his patient’s persecutors were identical with the images of her ego ideal. : Probably ‘The Case of Aimée, or Self-punitive Paranoia’: Jacques Lacan: 1932 : Availability given here

Wp173 : Some Reflections on the Ego (London?) : 2nd May 1951 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

Wp176 : The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles of its Power:10th-13th July 1958 : Jacques Lacan : Availability here

The Cogito and the “True” Subject [Wp177]

Wp183 : The Agency (Insistence or Instance) of the Letter in the Unconscious or Reason since Freud (Sorbonne, Paris) : 9th May 1957 : Jacques Lacan : Available here

Shifters

Wp184 : A child is being beaten : 1919 : Sigmund Freud : SEXVII p179,

‘A child is being beaten’ a contribution to the study of the origin of sexual perversions : 1919 : S. Freud : trans. J. Strachey, SE XVII, PFL Vol 10. : Published with English & German shown at  http://www.freud2lacan.com  & available here

II

Need, Demand, and Desire

Wp185 : The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles of its Power:10th-13th July 1958 : Jacques Lacan : Availability here

Wp185 : Negation [Die Verneinung] : 1925h : Sigmund Freud

Wp186 : Aggressivity in Psychoanalysis : 1948 : Jacques Lacan : For availability see Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Wp186 : Seminar IV : The Relation of Object and Freudian Structures 1956-1957 : from 21st November 1956 : Jacques Lacan or here  for an English translation

Wp186 : Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-year-old Boy – Little Hans : 1909 : Sigmund Freud

Wp187 : Seminar of April to June 1958 : Availability Seminar V : The Formations of the Unconscious : 1957-1958 : begins 6th November 1957 : Jacques Lacan or here : page numbers in Cormac Gallagher’s translation are : 20. Seminar V : 23rd April 1958 : p258 : 21. Seminar V : 7th May 1958 : p271 : 22. Seminar V : 14th May 1958 : p284 : 23. Seminar V : 21st May 1958 : p298 : 24. Seminar V : 4th June 1958 : p311 : The actual quotation may be given from p243 to 244 of Cormac Gallagher’s translation.

Wp189 : Quotation from The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles of its Power:10th-13th July 1958 : Jacques Lacan : Availability here : may be from p255 of Alan Sheridan’s translation.

Wp190 : This list is on p275 of Alan Sheridan’s translation of ‘The direction of the treatment (cure)’

Wp191 : The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st November 1899 (published as 1900): Sigmund Freud or here

Kojève and Hegel [Wp192]

Freud : the Rational and the Real [Wp197]

References

Wp198 : Why War? Letter to Albert Einstein : September 1932 : Sigmund Freud :

Published : Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud, “Why War?” (1933), in The Weimar Republic Sourcebook, edited by Anton Kaes, Martin Jay, and Edward Dimendberg. © 1994 Regents of the University of California. Published by the University of California Press, pp. 25-34.

Available here Published by http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org

Wp199 : An Outline of Psycho-Analysis : 1938 : Sigmund Freud : SEXXIII p198

Wp199 : ‘Das Unbewusste’ The Unconscious : 1915e : Sigmund Freud : SEXIV p177

Wp200 : Constructions in Analysis : 1937d : Sigmund Freud : SEXXIII p268

Thought and Speech : Heidegger, Sapir, Merleau-Ponty [Wp200]

III

Ferdinand de Saussure [Wp204] 

Synchrony and Diachrony [Wp204] 

Sign, Signifier, Signified, Symbol, and Symptom [Wp209]

Wp226 : The Agency (Insistence or Instance) of the Letter in the Unconscious or Reason since Freud (Sorbonne, Paris) : 9th May 1957 : Jacques Lacan : Available here

Wp228 : ditto

Psychoanalytical Symbolism [Wp229]

Wp230 : The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st November 1899 (published as 1900): Sigmund Freud or here

Wp231 : Seminar of March-April 1957 : Seminar IV : The Relation of Object and Freudian Structures 1956-1957 : from 21st November 1956 : Jacques Lacan or here  for an English translation : It has not been possible to trace the exact location of this quotation.

Wp232 : Symbol in Dreams : Section   VI THE DREAM-WORK, Part  (E) Representation by Symbols in Dreams – Some Further Typical Dreams of The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st November 1899 (published as 1900): Sigmund Freud or here

Wp236 : Notes upon a case of Obsessional Neurosis (The ‘Rat Man’) :1909d : Sigmund Freud

Wp236 : Fetishism : 1927 : Sigmund Freud : SEXXI p152

Freud and Language [Wp237]

Wp237 : Aphasia : 1891 : Sigmund Freud : Available here at www.sigmundfreud.net : Footnote 33, An extract from this book is included in SEXIV, following the article The Unconscious : 1915.

Metaphor and Metonymy [Wp238]

Wp238 : The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st November 1899 (published as 1900): Sigmund Freud or here & The Psychopathology of Everyday Life : 1901 : Sigmund Freud & Witz – Jokes and their relation to the Unconscious : 1905 : Sigmund Freud

(German: Der Witz und seine Beziehung zum Unbewußten)

Wp239 : The Agency (Insistence or Instance) of the Letter in the Unconscious or Reason since Freud (Sorbonne, Paris) : 9th May 1957 : Jacques Lacan : Available here

Wp241 : November-December 1956 : Seminar IV : The Relation of Object and Freudian Structures 1956-1957 : from 21st November 1956 : Jacques Lacan or here  for an English translation : It has not been possible to trace the exact location of this quotation.

Wp242 : From the History of an infantile neurosis (The ‘Wolf Man’): 1914 : Sigmund Freud

Wp244 : the beginning of The Psychopathology of Everyday Life : 1901 : Sigmund Freud

Wp246 : The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st November 1899 (published as 1900): Sigmund Freud or here : SEIV p319-320

Wp246 : Studies on Hysteria : 1893-95 : SEII p92, 152, 288 and elsewhere

Wp247 : Jokes and their relation to the Unconscious : 1905 : Sigmund Freud : SEVIII p16-20

IV

The Symbolic Order: Lévi-Strauss and Marcel Mauss

Wp252 : Totem and Taboo : 1912-13 : Sigmund Freud

Wp253 : Footnote 42, For example the universality of anxiety analyzed in Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety : 1926d : Sigmund Freud : SEXX

Wp256 : Footnote 47, Anthony Wilden’s note: “This is at any rate the conclusion which it seems to me we must draw from the profound study by Dr Jaques Lacan : Aggressivity in Psychoanalysis : 1948 : Jacques Lacan : For availability see Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

The Symbolic Order: Lacan and Freud [Wp262]

Wp263 : Jokes and their relation to the Unconscious : 1905 : Sigmund Freud : SEV p517 Lacan refers to this example in his introduction to the commentary on Freud’s Verneinung – Negation 1956. Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ & the commentary : 10th February 1954 : Jacques Lacan & Jean Hyppolite or here :

also Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

& see : Seminar I : 10th February 1954 : Chapter V : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ in Seminar I: Freud’s papers on technique: 1953-1954 : begins on 13th January 1954 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

Wp266 : The Freudian Thing or the Meaning of the Return to Freud in Psychoanalysis : (Vienna) 7th November 1955 : Jacques Lacan or here

also Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Wp266 : Totem and Taboo

Wp267 : The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles of its Power:10th-13th July 1958 : Jacques Lacan : Availability here

Wp267 : Seminar of November 1958 – January 1959 : See Seminar VI: Desire and its interpretation: 1958-1959 : from 12th November 1958 : Jacques Lacan or here

W268 : Jokes and the Unconscious : 1905 : Sigmund Freud : SEVIII p179-80

Wp269 : Chapter VIII of Outline of Psychoanalysis : 1940 : Sigmund Freud : SEXXIV p201-4

The Name-of-the Father: Lacan and Psychosis [Wp270]

Wp270 : Totem and Taboo : 1912-1913 : Sigmund Freud

Wp270 : Footnote 52 is probably On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis : December 1955-January 1956 : two most important parts of Seminar III : Jacques Lacan or here

Wp271 : Seminar of March-April 1957 : Seminar IV : The Relation of Object and Freudian Structures 1956-1957 : from 21st November 1956 : Jacques Lacan or here  for an English translation : It has not been possible to trace the exact location of this quotation.

Wp271 : The Schreber case – Psychoanalytic notes on an autobiographical account of a case of paranoia (Dementia Paranoides):1910 (pubished 1911c) : Sigmund Freud : SEXII p62-65

Wp274 : Lacan’s ‘unpublished seminars of 1958’ has not been traced.

Wp274 : The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire (Royaumont): 19th to 23rd September 1960: Jacques Lacan or here

Wp275 : This reading backwards is the interpretation of the message : Écrits p56 (See Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here) : Probably Seminar on ‘The Purloined Letter’ : 26th April 1955 : Jacques Lacan : availability here

Wp276 : The Unconscious : 1915 : Sigmund Freud : SEXIV p199

Wp276 : A Metapsychological Supplement to the Theory of Dreams: 1915 : Sigmund Freud : SEXIV p229

Wp277 : Fetishism : 1927 : Sigmund Freud : SEXII p152

Wp277 : [Verneinung] Negation : 1925 : Sigmund Freud

Wp277 : From the History of an Infantile Neurosis (The ‘Wolf Man’) : 1914 : Sigmund Freud

Wp277 : Repression : 1915d : Sigmund Freud : SEXIV p148

Wp278 : Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-year-old Boy – ‘Little Hans’ : 1909 : Sigmund Freud : SEX p145

Wp278 : From the History of an Infantile Neurosis (The ‘Wolf Man’) : 1914 : Sigmund Freud : SEXVII p79-80

Wp278 : Negation : 1925 : Sigmund Freud : SEXIX p124

Wp278 : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ & the commentary : 10th February 1954 : Jacques Lacan & Jean Hyppolite or here :

also Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

& see : Seminar I : 10th February 1954 : Chapter V : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ in Seminar I: Freud’s papers on technique: 1953-1954 : begins on 13th January 1954 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

Wp278 : Jokes and their relation to the Unconscious : 1905 : Sigmund Freud : SEVIII p175

Wp279 : The Neuro-Psychoses of Defence : 1894 : Sigmund Freud : SEIII p58

Wp279 : Footnote 64, An Outline of Psychoanalysis : 1938 : Sigmund Freud : SEXXIII p204. See also the unfinished paper [Splitting of the Ego in the Process of Defence : 1938 [published 1940e]] : Sigmund Freud] on the splitting of the ego in the same volume (p275-278) where Freud comments: “The whole process seems so strange to us because we take for granted the synthetic nature of the processes of the ego” (p276)

Wp279 : Ablehnen : “Turning away”, “keeping at a distance” for example in Repression : 1914 [1915e] : Sigmund Freud : SEXIV p147 and in The Unconscious : 1915e : Sigmund Freud in the same volume p203

Wp279 : aufheben : “Suppress and conserve” usually translated “abolish” or “lift”. See the case of Schreber – Psychoanalytic notes on an autobiographical account of a case of paranoia (Dementia Paranoides):1910 (pubished 1911c) Sigmund Freud : SEXII p71 & Negation : 1925 : Sigmund Freud : SEXIX

Wp279 : From the History of an Infantile Neurosis (The ‘Wolf Man’): 1914 : Sigmund Freud

Wp279 : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ & the commentary : 10th February 1954 : Jacques Lacan & Jean Hyppolite or here :

also Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

& see : Seminar I : 10th February 1954 : Chapter V : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ in Seminar I: Freud’s papers on technique: 1953-1954 : begins on 13th January 1954 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

Wp282 : loss of reality – Realitätsverlust : For Freud this concept goes back to Draft K : The Neuroses of Defence (A Christmas Fairy Tale) : 1st January 1896 : Sigmund Freud or here. See also The Origins of Psychoanalysis : 1948 : Sigmund Freud – the reference has not been traced. [Possibly On the History of the Psychoanalytic Movement : 1914d or, more probably, An Outline of Psychoanalysis : 1938] The “alteration” or “malformation” of the Ich at this date is not without relevance to the much later idea of splitting of the ego.

Wp282 : Neurosis and Psychosis : 1924b : Sigmund Freud : SEXIX p150-51

Wp282 : Loss of Reality in Neurosis and Psychosis : 1924 : Sigmund Freud : SEXIX p187

V

The ‘Belle Âme’: Freud, Lacan, and Hegel [Wp284]

Wp285 : Intervention on the Transference (Paris): Seminar on ‘Dora’ – 1950-1951: October 16th 1951: Jacques Lacan or here

Wp285 : Negation : 1925 : Sigmund Freud : SEXIX p239

Wp285 : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ & the commentary : 10th February 1954 : Jacques Lacan & Jean Hyppolite or here :

also Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

& see : Seminar I : 10th February 1954 : Chapter V : Introduction and reply to Jean Hyppolite’s presentation of Freud’s ‘Verneinung’ in Seminar I: Freud’s papers on technique: 1953-1954 : begins on 13th January 1954 : Jacques Lacan : Information here

The “False-Self System” [Wp290]

VI

The “Schema R” [Wp293]

Wp293 : On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis : 1955-1956 : two most important parts of Seminar III : Jacques Lacan  or here

Wp296 : Schema R is to be read in three dimensions (Écrits p553-554) : This is the explanation which follows Schema R in ‘On a question …. ‘ ibid

Wp296 : Commentary on the graphs (p326-335 of Alan Sheridan’s translation) : 1966 : Jacques-Alain Miller : Published in Écrits, a selection: London, Tavistock: 1977 : Information here

Available here

Wp297 : The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire (Royaumont): 19th to 23rd September 1960: Jacques Lacan or here

Conclusion

Wp302 : The Project for a Scientific Psychology: 23rd & 25th September & 5th October 1895: Sigmund Freud or here

Wp307 : The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire (Royaumont): 19th to 23rd September 1960: Jacques Lacan or here

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