Vol 31 (4) 2013
Frege and Lacan: A Transcendental Line of Thought – Gertrudis Van de Vijver
Kant with Sade, Sade with Kant – Lode Lauwaert
Psychoanalytic Materialism. A Political-Philosophical Approach – Jan De Vos
A Spinozist Approach to Therapy – Kristof Nijssens
The Mystery of the Radical New: Alain Didier-Weill’s “Un mystère plus lointain que l’inconscient” – Alain Pringels
The Mystery of the Radical New: Alain Didier-Weill’s “Un mystère plus lointain que l’inconscient”
Download full text
A Spinozist Approach to Therapy
This article examines schizophrenic experience from a phenomenological point of view to determine how it differs from normal experience. The autobiographical investigations of Wouter Kusters serve as a guide. In his famous study on schizophrenia, Alphonse De Waelhens...
Psychoanalytic Materialism. A Political-Philosophical Approach
In these times of the increasing neurologisation of the person, the question is not only how psychoanalysis can or should relate to the neurosciences, but also how it should position itself in relation to psychology, as the latter has seemingly unproblematically...
Kant with Sade, Sade with Kant
During the 60s, at a time when many leading philosophers were showing an interest in Sade, the French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan also wrote an essay on the literary works of the libertine aristocrat D.A.F. de Sade, often called "The Divine Marquis". That essay,...
Frege and Lacan: A Transcendental Line of Thought
This paper analyses the idea that Frege and Lacan can be connected through a transcendental line of thought. From this viewpoint Frege's development of modern formal logic is considered as a moment in modernity that shows that the challenge of formalization or...