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The Lacanian Left
The Lacanian Left (August 2007)
Essays on Psychoanalysis and Politics
Yannis Stavrakakis - Author

Innovative exploration of the relationship of Lacanian psychoanalysis to political and democratic theory.

In recent years psychoanalysis—especially Lacanian theory—has been gradually acknowledged as a vital resource in the ongoing reorientation of contemporary political theory and analysis. Of particular note is that the work of Jacques Lacan is increasingly being used by major political philosophers ...(Read More)
Living Attention
Living Attention (April 2007)
On Teresa Brennan
Alice A. Jardine - Editor
Shannon Lundeen - Editor
Kelly Oliver - Editor

Interdisciplinary exploration of the scope and impact of Teresa Brennan’s lifework.

As an internationally respected feminist philosopher, radical social and political theorist, and tireless activist, Teresa Brennan (1952–2003) was one of the most provocative thinkers of our time. Living Attention is a tribute to the significance of her thought and a testament to the transformative power of her lif...(Read More)
The Real Gaze
The Real Gaze (March 2007)
Film Theory after Lacan
Todd McGowan - Author

2008 Gradiva Award, Theoretical Category, presented by the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

Examines the gaze in Lacanian film theory.

The Real Gaze develops a new theory of the cinema by rethinking the concept of the gaze, which has long been central in film theory. Historically film scholars have located the gaze on the side of the spectator; however, To...(Read More)
Surplus (February 2007)
Spinoza, Lacan
A. Kiarina Kordela - Author

Maintains that Lacanian psychoanalysis is the proper continuation of the line of thought from Spinoza to Marx.

Opposing both popular “neo-Spinozisms” (Deleuze, Negri, Hardt, Israel) and their Lacanian critiques (Zizek and Badiou), Surplus maintains that Lacanian psychoanalysis is the proper continuation of the Spinozian-Marxian line of thought. Author A. Kiarina Kordela argues that both ...(Read More)
The Later Lacan
The Later Lacan (February 2007)
An Introduction
Veronique Voruz - Editor
Bogdan Wolf - Editor

Examines fundamental concepts of the later Lacan.

This book includes essays by some of the finest practicing analysts and teachers of psychoanalysis in the Lacanian community today. The writings offer an essential introduction to the later teachings of Jacques Lacan, illuminate the theoretical developments introduced by the later Lacan, and explore their clinical implications with remarkable acumen.

In The Syndetic Paradigm, Robert Aziz argues that the Jungian Paradigm is a deeply flawed theoretical model that falls short of its promise. Aziz offers in its stead what he calls the Syndetic Paradigm. In contrast to the Jungian Paradigm, the Syndetic Paradigm takes the critical theoretical step o...(Read More)
The Future of Psychoanalysis
The Future of Psychoanalysis (November 2006)
Richard D. Chessick - Author

Addresses the problem of multiple theories of psychoanalysis, arguing for a return to Freud.

The Future of Psychoanalysis explores the contemporary problem of multiple theories of psychoanalysis and argues for a return to a more classical position based on Freud’s work. Using his training in psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and philosophy, Richard D. Chessick examines the special combination of hermeneutics ...(Read More)
Returning to Irigaray
Returning to Irigaray (November 2006)
Feminist Philosophy, Politics, and the Question of Unity
Maria C. Cimitile - Editor
Elaine P. Miller - Editor

Leading scholars examine the relation between Irigaray’s early writings and her later, more political work.

Luce Irigaray is one of the most influential philosophers and theorists in the field of feminist thought, and her work is considered both revolutionary and controversial. This volume offers the first critical assessment of the relation of her early critical and poetic writings to her later political and p...(Read More)

Sex, Paranoia, and Modern Masculinity
Sex, Paranoia, and Modern Masculinity (November 2006)
Kenneth Paradis - Author

How modern conceptions of paranoia became associated with excessive or unregulated masculinity.

Sex, Paranoia, and Modern Masculinity explores how twentieth-century conceptions of paranoia became associated with the excessive or unregulated exercise of masculine intellectual tendencies. Through an extended analysis of Freudian metapsychology, Kenneth Paradis illustrates how paranoid ideation has been especial...(Read More)
Beyond Lacan
Beyond Lacan (October 2006)
James M. Mellard - Author

Traces the development of Lacanian theory, and its possible future.

In Beyond Lacan, James M. Mellard traces psychoanalytic literary theory and practice from Freud to Lacan to Zizek. While Freud effectively presupposes an unconscious that is textual, it is Lacan whose theory all but articulates a textual unconscious as he offers the epoch a cutting-edge psychoanalytic ideology. Mellard considers this and then...(Read More)
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