Vol 30 (1) 2012

Time for the Unconscious: On the Organization of the Psychic Apparatus – Boris Demarest

Kant’s Essay “Beantwortung der Frage: was ist Aufklärung?” in Light of Lacan’s Big Other – Elisabeth Van Dam

Freud contra Laplanche: On Sadism and Masochism in “Instincts and their Viscissitudes” – Jens De Vleminck

Introducing Lacan into Moral Philosophy via Antigone – Paul Moyaert

On Frege’s Sinn, Bedeutung and Vorstellung in Lacan’s Work: A Reading of Seminars XVIII, XIX and XX – Stijn Vanheule

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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