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. Please enter via Russell Square as there are repair works on Malet Street

 

2)  We start reading at the beginning of session of 23rd December 1959: Chapter VI –On the moral law : p71

 

In this session, Jacques Lacan refers to the Maquis de Sade’s ‘Philosophy in the boudoir’. This is usually mistranslated as ‘Philosophy in the bedroom’. Links to an electronic copy of  both this and Jacques Lacan’s ‘Kant with Sade’ (translated James B. Swenson Jr, in 1989) are available here: Kant with Sade: April 1963: Jacques Lacan or here

 

3) Dates for Spring Term 2013 & summary of references for Reading Seminar VII Group or here

 

4)  Ways of keeping in touch:

i)  Circulate your comments to the-letter google group.

Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/the-letter?hl=en.  To post to this group, send email to the-letter@googlegroups.com.

 

ii) Keep an eye on posts to LacanianWorks.net  At the category ‘Reading Seminar VII’ : http://www.lacanianworks.net/?cat=332

Hint: Add your comments on the bottom of posts.

 

7. General references:

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

The Project for a Scientific Psychology: 23rd & 25th September & 5th October 1895: Sigmund Freud or here http://www.lacanianworks.net/?p=401

Letter from Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess: 6th December 1896 : Known as Letter 52 or here

Letter from Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess: 19th February 1899: Known as Letter 105 or here

 

8. Other references:

References Jacques Lacan: Seminar VII: 25th November 1959 :  to p7:

Notes from p1 – 7 of Seminar VII from the 21-09-12 Reading Group Meeting  or  here

Further comments on ‘perverse jouissance’: Seminar VII: session of 18th November 1959  or here

 

References for Seminar VII: 25th November 1959: page 7 to 15

Notes on Seminar VII: 18th November 1959 from page 7 to 15 by Julia Evans on October 6, 2012 or here

Some forms of emotional disturbance and their relationship to schizophrenia: 1942 : Helene Deutsch or here  : Quoted as ‘the as if case’.

It almost looks as if analysis were the third of those ‘impossible’ professions in which one can be sure beforehand of achieving unsatisfying results. The other two, which have been known much longer, are education and government. Freud Or here

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

 

References for Seminar VII: 25th November 1959: p19 to 27

Notes on p19-27 of Seminar VII: 25th November 1959: Reading Group of 27th October by Julia Evans on October 27, 2012 or here

A tangled web of “ethos” by Nicholas Stylianou on October 31, 2012 or here

Letter from Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess: 31st October 1897 : Known as Letter 73 or here

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

 

Session of 2nd December 1959: Rereading the ‘Entwurf’ : p35 to session of 9th December 1959 : p48 para 4 reading group of 8th December 2012

Seminar VII : Presentation (in French) on the ‘Entwurf’ (Project for a Scientific Psychology: Sigmund Freud) and the relation to reality : 2nd December 1959: Jean-Bertrand Lefèvre-Pontalis

This intervention is referred to in Seminar VII : 2nd December 1959 : p38 of the Dennis Porter translation, but it has not been included in the translation.  Available here, in French:

Presentation on the ‘Entwurf’ and the relation to reality : 2nd December 1959: Jean-Bertrand Lefèvre-Pontalis OR here

Notes from the Reading Seminar VII Group on 5th January 2013 & 8th December 2012 by Julia Evans on January 5, 2013 or here

 

Notes from of session 9th December 1959: p48 para 4 – ‘There is always an abundance of reasons…’ to p56 (end of session) : reading group of 5th January 2013

Notes from the Reading Seminar VII Group on 5th January 2013 & 8th December 2012 by Julia Evans on January 5, 2013 or here

Letter from Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess: 19th February 1899: Known as Letter 105 or here

 

Dates for Spring Term 2013 & summary of references for Reading Seminar VII Group by Julia Evans on December 5, 2012 or here