My Teaching

Jacques Lacan

My Teaching

Bringing together three previously unpublished lectures presented to the public by Lacan at the height of his career, "My Teaching" is a clear, concise introduction to the thought of the influential psychoanalyst. Drawing on examples from popular culture and common sense, this lively book explores a range of Lacan's most important ideas, including his debt to Freud, linguistic unconsciousness and sexuality in its relation to psychoanalytic truth. 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
My Teaching

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Classification Non-fiction
Genre Psychology & Psychiatry
Format Paperback
Pages 128
RRP £8.99
Date of Publication June 2008
ISBN 978-1844672714
Publisher Verso
 

Bringing together three previously unpublished lectures presented to the public by Lacan at the height of his career, "My Teaching" is a clear, concise introduction to the thought of the influential psychoanalyst. Drawing on examples from popular culture and common sense, this lively book explores a range of Lacan's most important ideas, including his debt to Freud, linguistic unconsciousness and sexuality in its relation to psychoanalytic truth.

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The Guardian

Steven Poole

[A] beautiful little volume... The lectures do not quite serve as a painless general summation of his thought: "I do not think I will give you my teaching in the form of a pill," he warns... Instead there is an accretion of striking images ("The language apparatus is there somewhere in the brain, like a spider"), savage puncturings of cant ("Being in dialogue is one of the most enormous pretensions of our times"), and stand-up routines...

18/04/2009

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