Vol 34 (2) 2016

The evolution of the unconscious - David Smith

Object and Symptom in Sergei Pankejev. Part 1: A Special Case of "Obsessional Neurosis". Prelude to a Topological Reading - Glenn Strubbe

Object and Symptom in Sergei Pankejev. Part 2: A Russian that had to give Money - Glenn Strubbe

On the Triggering of Psychosis. Lol V. Stein in Contrast to Freud's Case of Feminine Paranoia - Abe Geldhof & Stijn Vanheule



Mar 162017
 

This article is the first part of a twofold contribution in which the case of Sergei Pankejev or Freud’s “Wolf Man” is reread from a topological point of view. In this first part, it is proposed that diagnosis of this case as either a neurotic or a psychotic structure from a Freudian or a classical […]

Mar 162017
 

In the first part of this contribution on Sergei Pankejev (Freud’s Wolf Man), the author proposed the hypothesis that the Wolfman avoided a psychotic breakthrough via a series of (seemingly “neurotic”) symptoms. This article investigates the nature and topological logic of these symptoms. Three distinct groups of symptoms are identified. Each group is situated on […]

Mar 162017
 

In 1965 Lacan paid tribute to Marguerite Duras and her novel The Ravishing of Lol V. Stein. In his homage Lacan claims that Duras’ art seemed to possess a certain knowledge. The authors argue that this knowledge relates to the difficulties for a speaking being of identification with the body. The novel is about the […]