The Mistaking of the Subject Supposed to Know (Naples): 14th December 1967: Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on December 14, 1967

Given at ‘l’Institut français de Naples’ on December 14th, 1967

Published in English:

Title: The Mistaking of the Subject Supposed to Know by Jacques Lacan

Translated by Jack W. Stone.

Published by M.I.T.: University of Missouri: here

Available here: The Mistaking of the Subject Supposed to Know (12/14/67) or here

Now available here


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From Richard G. Klein’s website,, available here

Published in French:

Title:  Le méprise du sujet supposé savoir: Jacques Lacan

Published in:

a)  Silicet, No 1:

1968: p31-41.

b)  Re-published in Autres écrits: Paris, Éditions du Seuil: 2001: p329- 339.

c)  Available at here

d) Published by École Lacanienne de Psychanalyse here . Available here


Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst in Earl’s Court, London


Further posts:

Lacanian Transmission here

Some Lacanian history here

Of the clinic here

Topology here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud here

By Jacques Lacan here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here

Jacques Lacan in English or here

Translation Working Group here

Use of power here