Vol 29 (1/2) 2011

On Dreams as Letters from the Unconscious and how to read them – Huguette Raes

Dream Interpretation and Transference: How far does the Via Regia Reach? – Dominique Hubain

Dream Interpretation: The Interpretation of Dreams? – Sara Bergmans

A New Paradigm: Dream Interpretation in the Footsteps of Bion – Marc Hebbrecht

The Joke and its Relation to the Unconscious: Freud’s Footnote to the Interpretation of Dreams – David Blomme

Between Phallic Façade and Discrete Euphoria: Freud on Fore-pleasure in Jokes and the Three Essays – Tomas Geyskens

The Joke and its Occasional Bitter After-taste for the Joker – Julien Quackelbeen

Lacanian Sublimation and Verticality – Viviana M. Saint-Cyr

Three Psychoanalytic Readings of the Buddhist Emptiness – Michael De Herdt

Psychoanalysis: a symptomatic problem

In this article the author explores why psychoanalysts are often seen as troublesome people and why they give so much critique. Foucault stated that in modernity the epistèmè changed: ‘man’ came in the thinking frame and human sciences were born. In his opinion...

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The Violence of Right: Rereading ‘Why War?’

In this contribution, the often neglected correspondence ‘Why War?’ (Freud, 1933b) is presented as the locus classicus of Freud’s account of ‘Right and Violence’. In the discussion with Freud, Einstein’s position appears in the light of Kant’s Toward Perpetual Peace....

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Lacanian Sublimation and Verticality

This is a study of the relationship between sublimation and verticality in architecture – specifically Gothic architecture – and in psychoanalysis – more precisely, the Lacanian formula that sublimation "raises an object to the dignity of the Thing" (Lacan, 1986...

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