Posts for the “a. Definitions of humanness” category

Happiness is too close to hedonism : George Vaillent : Comment on ‘Today programme’

by Julia Evans on November 14, 2012

Quick post! In the past I have circulated (before the days of LW) many commentaries on the Government’s bonkers clinic of ‘Happiness’. I will be posting Willem Buiter’s (a former (…)

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Mental Health: as standard or other…

by Julia Evans on October 22, 2012

These reflections were started when in a semi-comatose state I listened to a report of a seminar at Lambeth Palace on how faith communities can help combat the stigma of (…)

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Giles Fraser reinterpretes ‘Kant avec Sade’ around Occupy London at St Paul’s

by Julia Evans on October 14, 2012

There are a series of relevant articles waiting to be posted. I have given up saving to the desktop as it is now covered with urgent postings.  The new file (…)

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Do the ‘evidence-based’ results of brain scanning debunk Freud both scientifically and in the clinic?

by Julia Evans on September 5, 2012

  My attention was caught this morning by a report by Tom Feilden on the BBC Today programme, titled ‘How neuroscience could help explain human emotions’[i]. ‘So what?’, I hear (…)

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Interview with Eric Laurent : 20th July 2012 (Israel) : by Or Ezrati , published in Haaretz

by Julia Evans on July 20, 2012

This interview marked the publication of ‘Lost in Cognition’ in Hebrew. Note 1 : Or Ezrati met Éric Laurent during his recent visit (July 2012) to Israel as a guest (…)

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▪ Chronicle of Éric Laurent ▪ Research and Punish : Ethics Today LQ 199 : 18th April 2012

by Julia Evans on April 18, 2012

Circulated in French by New Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis : http://www.amp-nls.org/Messager as [nls-messager] 433 – 2011/2012 LACAN QUOTIDIEN N°199   on 19th April 2012 Title : Lacan Quotidien n°199 – (…)

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•The Chronicle of Éric Laurent• Autism: Epidemic or Ordinary State of the Subject? LQ 194 : 10th April 2012

by Julia Evans on April 10, 2012

Circulated by the New Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis – messager [www.amp-nls.org/messager] : as [nls-messager] 422 – 2011/2012 LACAN QUOTIDIEN N°194 : in French on 10th April 2012 : Available published (…)

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Research which aims to understand and prevent adverse effects of psychological therapies – yes, really

by Julia Evans on March 8, 2012

Contents:  b) Comments on this misuse of research a) Information received – a description of research which is in progress. a) Comments on the misuse of research Over the years, there (…)

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Sadeian power, the UK Government……… & CON-sultations

by Julia Evans on February 3, 2012

Contents   1)  A further post to www.LacanianWorks.net : my response to a Government CON-sultation, assumptions & the concrete wall which protects the collaborators & excludes everyone else. 2)  How (…)

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‘Meno’, Montaigne and the ‘Docta Ignorantia’: Some thoughts and comments on the weak symbolic in the 21st century

by Bruce Scott on January 21, 2012

Plato’s Dialogue, ‘Meno’, (written in the middle of the fourth century B.C.E.  [i]) is a wonderful example of an anti-technological and anti-systemizing stance towards psychotherapy or psychoanalysis. In the ‘Meno’, (…)

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