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Seductions of Psychoanalysis Freud, Lacan and Derrida

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ISBN-10: 0521424666

ISBN-13: 9780521424660

Edition: 1991

Authors: John Forrester, Michael Sheringham

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The Seductions of Psychoanalysis reflects on the history of psychoanalysis, its conceptual foundations and its relation to other disciplines. John Forrester probes the origins of psychoanalysis and its most beguiling concept, the transference, which is at once its institutional axis and experimental core. He explores the most seductive of all recent psychoanalytic traditions, that inspired by Jacques Lacan, whose radical questioning of psychoanalytic effects has been continued implicitly by Michel Foucault and explicitly by Jacques Derrida. Other key questions addressed include the significance of speech in the talking cure, and the relationship between the 'real' of psychoanalysis and the…    
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Book details

List price: $57.99
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/25/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.54" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

John Forrester is Reader in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge University.

List of abbreviations
The Temptation of Sigmund Freud
The true story of Anna O.
Contracting the disease of love: authority and freedom in the origins of psychoanalysis
The untold pleasures of psychoanalysis: Freud, Dora and the Madonna
Rape, seduction, psychoanalysis
'... a perfect likeness of the past'
The Moment Of Jacques Lacan
A note on translation
In place of an introduction: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan. Books I and II
What the psychoanalyst does with words: Austin, Lacan and the speech acts of psychoanalysis
Dead on time: Lacan's theory of temporality
The Destiny Of Psychoanalysis
Who is in analysis with whom? Freud, Lacan, Derrida
Psychoanalysis: gossip, telepathy and/or science?
Transference and the stenographer: on Dostoevsky's The gambler
Michel Foucault and the history of psychoanalysis