Derrida And Lacan Another Writing

Author: Michael Lewis
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748636048
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Derrida and Lacan: Another Writing argues that Jacques Derrida's philosophical understanding of language should be supplemented by Jacques Lacan's psychoanalytic approach to the symbolic order. Lacan adopts a non-philosophical, genetic or developmental approach to the question of language and in doing so isolates a dimension that Derrida cannot properly envisage: the imaginary. Michael Lewis argues that the real must be understood not just in relation to the symbolic but also in relation to the imaginary. The existence of an alternative approach to the real that is other than language allows us to identify the idiosyncrasies of Derrida's purely transcendental approach, an approach that addresses language in terms of its conditions of possibility. Lacan shows us that an attention to the genesis of the symbolic order of language and culture should lead us to understand this real other in a different way.This book relates transcendental thought to the insights of non-philosophical thought, and, more specifically, it proposes a way in which philosophy might relate to the insights of the human and natural sciences. By critically juxtaposing Derrida and Lacan, Derrida and Lacan: Another Writing attempts to systematise Slavoj Zizek's presentation of a Lacanian alternative to Derridean deconstruction. This work should be of interest to all readers in continental thought and transcendental philosophy, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, and literary studies.

Derrida Vis Vis Lacan

Author: Andrea Margaret Hurst
Editor: Fordham Univ Press
ISBN: 0823228754
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This volume argues that the logical structure underpinning Lacanian psychoanalytic theory is a complex, paradoxical relationality that corresponds to Derrida's 'plural logic of the aporia'. Attempting to heal a long-standing divide between Lacanians and Derrideans, Hurst brings out a deep theoretical accord between the two thinkers.

Joyce Derrida Lacan And The Trauma Of History

Author: Christine van Boheemen
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139426510
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In Joyce, Derrida, Lacan and the Trauma of History, Christine van Boheemen-Saaf examines the relationship between Joyce's postmodern textuality and the traumatic history of colonialism in Ireland. Joyce's influence on Lacanian psychoanalysis and Derrida's philosophy, Van Boheemen-Saaf suggests, ought to be viewed from a postcolonial perspective. She situates Joyce's writing as a practice of indirect 'witnessing' to a history that remains unspeakable. The loss of a natural relationship to language in Joyce calls for a new ethical dimension in the process of reading. The practice of reading becomes an act of empathy to what the text cannot express in words. In this way, she argues, Joyce's work functions as a material location for the inner voice of Irish cultural memory. This book engages with a wide range of contemporary critical theory and brings Joyce's work into dialogue with thinkers such as Zizek, Adorno, Lyotard, as well as feminism and postcolonial theory.

Jacques Derrida S Aporetic Ethics

Author: Marko Zlomislic
Editor: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739112182
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Derrida has been interpreted as a nihilist and relativist. This study demonstrates that he has an ethics and a concern for religion that goes beyond the structures of the philosophical tradition.

Levinas And Lacan

Author: Sarah Harasym
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791439593
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Draws attention to the enigmatic missed encounter between Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Lacan, and articulates the theoretical stakes and practical consequences of such a disjunctive encounter for ethics.

Staging The Gaze

Author: Barbara Freedman
Editor: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801497377
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Derrida And Feminism

Author: Ellen K. Feder
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415909174
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The first-ever compilation of articles that highlights the intersection of Derridean and feminist theories--a work that represents the extensive and diverse response feminist theorists have had to Derrida, particularly to the issues of gender, identity, and the construction of the subject.

The Metastases Of Enjoyment

Author: Slavoj Žižek
Editor: Verso
ISBN: 9781844670611
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The experience of the Yugoslav war and the rise of "irrational" violence in contemporary societies provides the theoretical and political context of this book, which uses Lacanian psychoanalysis as the basis for a renewal of the Marxist theory of ideology. The author's analysis leads into a study of the figure of woman in modern art and ideology, including studies of The Crying Game and the films of David Lynch, and the links between violence and power/gender relations.

The Seductions Of Psychoanalysis

Author: John Forrester
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521424660
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Reflection on the history of psychoanalysis, its conceptual foundations and its relation to other disciplines.

The Purloined Poe

Author: John P. Muller
Editor: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801832932
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In 1956 Jacques Lacan proposed an interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe's "Purloined Letter" that at once challenged literary theorists and revealed a radical new concept of psychoanalysis. Lacan's far reaching claims about language and truth provoked a vigorous critique by Jacques Derrida, whose essay in turn spawned further responses from other writers. "The Purloined Poe" brings Poe's story together with these readings to provide a structured exercise in the elaboration of text interpretation.