Extimité or Extimacy : February 1985 : Jacques-Alain Miller

by Julia Evans on February 1, 1985

This exposition is a condensed version of the course on “Extimacy” that Jacques-Alain Miller gave during the 1985-86 academic year in the department of psychoanalysis at the University of Paris VIII. It was delivered in Spanish for the Sixth International Convention of the Champ Freudien, which took place in February 1985.

English translation

Translated by Françoise Massardier-Kenney

Published in Theory of Discourse: Subject, Structure and Society: Edited by Mark Bracher, Marshall W. Alcorn, Jr., Ronald J. Corthell, and Françoise Massardier-Kenney : Published by  New York University Press, 1994

Available here

Reference to Jacques Lacan


“Of a Question Preliminary to Any Possible Treatment of Psychosis,” : 1958 :  in Ecrits: A Selection, translated by Alan Sheridan (New York: Norton, 1977) : p179-225.

Available : On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis : 1958 : Jacques Lacan or here