Vol 35 (1) 2017
Editoriaal – Junior Ingouf
Mathematical realism and the impossible structure of the real – Samo Tomšič
Cartesian Meditations: unconscious, truth and subjectivity – Jasper Feyaerts
The plague: Freud, Lacan & the crisis of critique – Marc De Kesel
Psychoanalysis beyond good and evil – Bert De Meulder
Interview met Leo Apostel: De psychoanalyse heeft het begrip oorzaak nodig!
Mathematical realism and the impossible structure of the real
This article discusses the influence of Koyré’s epistemology on Lacan’s conception of the real and more broadly on his critical examination of the relation between science and psychoanalysis. The discussion necessitates a systematic return to Koyré, whose visibility...
Cartesian Meditations: unconscious, truth and subjectivity
In this contribution we will offer a reading of Freud’s ambiguous therapeutic “advice” to “say more than one knows”. Starting from some preliminary reflections on the issue of confession and Lacan’s theoretical distinction between enunciation/enunciated, we will...
The plague: Freud, Lacan & the crisis of critique
During its long history, psychoanalytical theory has developed a criticism dealing with almost the entire domain of human culture and civilization. That theory lays bare the unconscious motives and structures which, on the conscious level, can have all kinds of...
Psychoanalysis beyond good and evil
The moral criticism of Nietzsche in Beyond Good and Evil puts the dogmatics behind the philosophy of utilitarianism and deontological ethics at stake. The philosophy of ‘living as art’ and the human rights philosophy are criticised. The subject of autonomy, or the...