Posts for the “Historical figures” category

Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West

by Julia Evans on January 11, 2015

Austin Gross (see 17th December 2014) raises three questions which interest me: Am I right that, after a hundred years, we still have no idea what was censored in (…)

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An Examination of ‘Learned Helplessness’

by Julia Evans on December 11, 2014

The Production of ‘Learned Helplessness’ Quote: ‘Now I couldn’t endure the pain. I felt I was going to die’ ‘I was literally suffocating inside the bag’ ‘If he wants a (…)

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What Cannot Be Said: Desire, Fantasy, Real : 11th September 2013 : Dominique Holvoet

by Julia Evans on September 11, 2013

Translated by Florencia F.C. Shanahan and Philip Dravers Circulated as [nls-messager] 805.en/ NLS Congress: The argument and the title unveiled Towards NLS Congress  on 17th and 18th May 2014 in (…)

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Comments on ‘A woman is authorised by herself’: An example of THE feminine: Margaret Thatcher?

by Julia Evans on April 16, 2013

Miquel Bassols’ piece evoked many trains of thought – thank you. (Note: ‘A woman is authorised by herself’ by Miquel Bassols, ELP, Barcelona was circulated by PIPOL NEWS no:42 on 15 (…)

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Information about the 2nd March meeting of Seminar VII Reading Group (Seminar VII : 23rd December 1959 : p71)

by Julia Evans on February 12, 2013

1)  The next meeting is on Saturday 2nd March in Room 102 of Senate House, University of London. Times: 10:30-12:30 am.  All are welcome.  There is no charge.   N.B. (…)

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Tribute to Thomas Szasz (April 15th 1920 – September 8th 2012)

by Julia Evans on October 18, 2012

Available here Thomas Stephen Szasz, M.D., 92, died at his home in Manlius, N.Y. on September 8, 2012. He was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1920, and emigrated to the (…)

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Notes on Seminar VII: 18th November 1959 : p1-7 : 15th September 2012 Reading Group Meeting

by Julia Evans on September 15, 2012

During the introduction to the Reading Group, Bruno de Florence volunteered to read the seminar in French to check the translation.  It transpires there are a number of mistakes and (…)

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Psychosis, or Radical Belief in the Symptom : 17th June 2012 : Éric Laurent : given in Tel Aviv, Israel

by Julia Evans on June 17, 2012

This text is translated from a transcription of the “Presentation of the Theme for the Eleventh Congress of the NLS, Athens 2012”, delivered in French at the NLS Congress in Tel Aviv, (…)

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Not if but When

by Bruno de Florence on August 11, 2011

For about 18 hours on 8th August 2011, the imaginary was short­circuited and bypassed, during which the real overpowered the symbolic. Silence on the political side, everything becomes possible for (…)

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Guiding Principles for Any Psychoanalytic Act: 16th July 2006 : Rome : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on July 16, 2006

Éric Laurent, 
Delegate General of the World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP) Adopted by the General Assembly of the AMP (WAP), Rome, 16th July 2006[i] Available here Background At the WAP (…)

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