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Lacan at the Scene

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ISBN-10: 0262518082

ISBN-13: 9780262518086

Edition: 2009

Authors: Henry Bond, Slavoj iek

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Description:

What if Jacques Lacan--the brilliant and eccentric Parisian psychoanalyst--had worked as a police detective, applying his theories to solve crimes? This may conjure up a mental film clip starring Peter Sellers in a trench coat, but in Lacan at the Scene, Henry Bond makes a serious and provocative claim: that apparently impenetrable events of violent death can be more effectively unraveled with Lacan's theory of psychoanalysis than with elaborate, technologically advanced forensic tools. Bond's exposition on murder expands and develops a resolutely Žižekian approach. Seeking out radical and unexpected readings, Bond unpacks his material utilizing Lacan's neurosis-psychosis-perversion…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Slavoj Zizek is a philosopher and cultural critic. He has published over thirty books, including Looking Awry, The Puppet and the Dwarf,and The Parallax View(these three published by the MIT Press).