By Veronique Voruz, Bogdan Wolf

Examines basic thoughts of the later Lacan.

This e-book comprises essays via the various best practising analysts and lecturers of psychoanalysis within the Lacanian neighborhood at the present time. The writings supply a vital advent to the later teachings of Jacques Lacan, light up the theoretical advancements brought by way of the later Lacan, and discover their scientific implications with striking acumen.

“There are few books dedicated to the later Lacan. This publication can be consulted frequently as a reference aspect for these Anglophones who proceed to stick to Lacanian educating with the intention to articulate what it capacity to have a subject matter of the subconscious. Lacan isn't going away and books like this retain the data dwelling in discussion with its scientific context.” — Kareen Malone, coeditor of After Lacan: medical perform and the topic of the Unconscious

“It is momentous to have, after approximately a decade, a e-book that includes such a lot of of the main eminent individuals of the École de los angeles reason Freudienne. not one of the essay collections on Lacan which have been released have made to be had the hugely major, ongoing paintings of this French tuition in English.” — Maire Jaanus, coeditor of Lacan within the German-Speaking World

Véronique Voruz is a Lacanian Psychoanalyst and Lecturer in legislations and Criminology on the college of Leicester, United Kingdom.

Bogdan Wolf is a Lacanian Psychoanalyst practising in London, United Kingdom.

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27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. || Discretion of the Analyst || 23 However, “the unconscious interprets” radicalizes the import of this thesis; what is at stake is both to remind the contemporary analyst of it, and to combine it with the thesis of interpretation that removes sense. Seminar XI is to be read alongside Seminar XX and L’Étourdit. -A. , in Seminar XI). C. Soler, “Silences” in La Cause freudienne, No. 32, p. 30. Colette Soler coined this beautiful expression. For example, in 1925, he states that when the subject’s resistance does not preclude the work of the unconscious, the associations on dreams initially diverge but then rapidly converge toward a conclusion in the direction of the fantasy of desire.

What is targeted is the interpretation in which the analyst injects sense whimsically, without orienting himself on the unconscious of the patient: interpretation in the weak sense of the word. By contrast, the “duty to interpret,”15 which Lacan underlined in his time, acquires all the more depth. The analyst is bound to this duty, he “pays with words . . , with his person . . ”16 How he exercises this duty nevertheless remains within his discretion, and he uses it when he deems it necessary, against the backdrop of silence, with parsimony and with good reason.

Freud, “Recommendations to Physicians Practising Psychoanalysis,” SE XII. 8. J. Lacan, L’Étourdit (1972), Scilicet No. 4 (Paris: Seuil, 1973), p. 48 (also in Autres Écrits, Paris: Seuil, 2001), p. 491. 9. -A. Miller insists on this point in “Marginalia de Constructions dans l’analyse,” Cahier No 3. 10. -A. , p. 24. 11. J. Lacan, The Four Fundamental Concepts (London: Penguin, 1977), p. 251. 12. -A. Miller’s Seminar Donc (seminar 12 January 1994). 13. -A. Miller, “Marginalia de Constructions en analyse,” op.

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