Election process demonstrates dangers by Alexis de Tocqueville

28/03/2017 / 0 comments

Applied to the head of the executive power, the election process among a great people demonstrates dangers which experience and historians have sufficiently pointed out. ​Le systéme de l’élection,  appliqué au chef du pouvoir exécutif chez un grand peuple,  presente des dangers que l’expérience et lez historiens ont suffisamment signalés.  TOCQUEVILLE A., De la démocratie…

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Politic and primitive thought by Raffaele Simone

13/12/2016 / 0 comments

A century ago, Freud reminded us how primitive thought survives in several dimensions of human behavior, including the “political” dimension (in the broad sense): “The destinies [of the primal horde] leted traces indestructible in the hereditary history of the genus “(Freud S., Totem and Tabou (1912-1913), 1988, Paris, PUF, p.188).   Il y a déjà…

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Freedom of the ancient Greeks still illuminates the Old Continent by André Glucksmann

22/08/2016 / 0 comments

The challenge of freedom is not opposing Athens to Jerusalem, but the Athenian republic to Imperium romanum. The Greek virus, rodent empire, remains active. The passion for freedom has ejected outside Europe the largest Persian invaders, toward Thermopylae, Marathon and Salamis. Some two millennia and later in Gdansk, Budapest, Prague, Berlin, the same subversive flame…

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The other in the soul’s life by Sigmund Freud

01/07/2016 / 0 comments

In the individual’s soul’s life, the Other is invariably involved, as a model, as an object, as a helper and as an oppponent. My own translation, wich is already a lacanian interpretation. In the individual’s mental life someone else is invariably involved, as a model, as an object, as a helper, as an opponent. Translated…

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Phallus signifier marks the Other by Jacques Lacan

16/06/2016 / 0 comments

The main of what I’ve brought you by describing the phallus’s function, is that it is this signifier that marks what the Other desires as himself is, as real Other, as human Other, is marked in his economy by the signifier. L’essentiel de ce que je vous ai apporté en vous décrivant la fonction du…

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From father to the group by Sigmund Freud

04/05/2016 / 0 comments

What was started with the father takes end with the group. Ce qui fut commencé avec le père s’achève avec la masse. FREUD S., Malaise dans la culture (1929), Points Essais, Paris, 2010, p. 76

Foundation of the oscillations of mood is unknown by Sigmund Freud

16/03/2016 / 0 comments

Thus the foundation of these spontaneous oscillations of mood is unknown; we are without insight into the mechanism of the displacement of a melancholia by a mania. La pénétration dans le mécanisme du relais d’une mélancolie par une manie nous fait défaut. English : FREUD S., Group Psychology and the Analysis of Ego (1921), Trad….

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The phallus marks the Other by Jacques Lacan

17/02/2016 / 0 comments

Most of what I’ve brought you by describing the function of the phallus, is that the phallus is this signifer which marks what the Other desires, as himself, as a real Other, a human Other, he is, in his self-being economy, marked by the signifier. […] Precisely; this is to the extent that the Other…

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The addiction deals with frustration’s intolerance by Paul-Laurent Assoun

12/02/2016 / 0 comments

The addiction organizes a sort of the inner sensitivity revolution, starting from this inflection of resistance to displeasure – which, as we feel, deals with the frustration’s intolerance. L’intoxication organise une sorte de révolution intérieure de la sensibilité, à partir de cette inflexion de la résistance au déplaisir – dont on sent qu’elle a à…

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Drugs action in the fight for happiness by Sigmund Freud

16/12/2015 / 0 comments

The drug’s action in the fight for happiness and to keep the distance away from misery is a so popular benefit that individuals, and peoples, have given them a strong position in their libidinal economy. We are grateful to them not only for the immediate pleasure’s gain, but also for giving us an element of…

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The unconscious judges the melancholic subject guilty by Sigmund Freud

16/10/2015 / 0 comments

No matter the “innocence” of his actions in the loss of the object, the court of the unconscious always judges the melancholic subject guilty. Quoi qu’il en soit en effet de « l’innocence » de ses actes au regard de la perte de l’objet, le tribunal de l’inconscient juge toujours le sujet mélancolique coupable. FREUD…

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Trends of sadism and hate in melancholia by Sigmund Freud

28/09/2015 / 0 comments

The self-tormenting in melancholia, which is without doubt enjoyable, signifies, just like the corresponding phenomenon in obsessional neurosis, a satisfaction of trends of sadism and hate which relate to an object, and which have been turned round upon the subject’s own self in the ways we have been discussing L’auto-martyrisation, sans aucun doute exquise, de…

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Shadow of the object fell upon the ego by Sigmund Freud

24/09/2015 / 0 comments

L’ombre de l’objet est ainsi tombée sur le moi. Thus the shadow of the object fell upon the ego FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917), PBP, Paris, 2011, p. 56

Identification to the lost object by Sigmund Freud

09/09/2015 / 0 comments

Then, it [libido] wasn’t used to anything but to create an ego’s identification to the lost object. Là, elle [la libido] n’a pas trouvé n’importe quel emploi, mais a servi à créer une identification du moi avec l’objet perdu. FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917), PBP, Paris, 2011, p. 56

The object’s investment withdew in the ego by Sigmund Freud

04/09/2015 / 0 comments

The object’s investment, which reveals being resistanceless, has been removed, and the liberated libido has not been transferred on another object, but it withdrew in the ego. L’investissement d’objet, se révélant peu résistant, a été supprimé, et pourtant la libido libérée n’a pas été reportée sur un autre objet, mais elle s’est retirée dans le…

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An object’s loss hidden to consciousness by Sigmund Freud

03/09/2015 / 0 comments

Melancholy focuses, in a way, on an object’s loss hidden to consciousness, unlike the mourning, in which the loss is clearly not unconscious. La mélancolie porte, en quelque sorte, sur une perte d’objet dérobée à la conscience, à la différence du deuil, dans lequel la perte n’a rien d’inconscient. FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917),…

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Self-reproaches blame the beloved object by Sigmund Freud

02/09/2015 / 0 comments

We may get the key of the clinical picture by perceiving that reproaches which patient is addressed are actually blaming a beloved object, that he has turned against his ego. On obtient ainsi la clef du tableau clinique en percevant que les reproches que s’adresse le malade sont en fait des reproches à un objet…

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The Equivocal of Solution in Freud’s Dream by Jacques Lacan

31/08/2015 / 0 comments

Freud is actually convinced to have proposed the right solution to Irma – Lösung. This word has the same ambiguity in German and French – and means a solution which is injected as well as a problem’s solution. Freud a, en effet, le sentiment d’avoir bien proposé à Irma la bonne solution – Lösung. Ce…

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Spoken word [parole] is produced at the Other’s Locus by Jacques Lacan

28/08/2015 / 0 comments

Let us start once again from the point where the subject’s own spoken word [parole] is a message firstly to him, because it [parole] is produced at the Other’s locus. Repartons une fois de plus de ceci que c’est d’abord pour le sujet que sa parole est un message, parce qu’elle se produit au lieu…

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The dream is a discourse by Jacques Lacan

27/08/2015 / 0 comments

The dream’s desire is not assumed by the subject who says : “I” in his own spoken words [parole]. However articulated to the Other’s locus, dream is discourse, discourse whose Freud began to enunciate the grammar. Le désir du rêve n’est pas assumé par le sujet qui dit : « Je » dans sa parole….

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Freud’s dream is addressed to us by Jacques Lacan

26/08/2015 / 0 comments

Freud, when he teaches us the secret of this Luciferian mystery, is not alone facing this dream. As the dream is addressed to psychoanalyst during a psychoanalysis, Freud’s dream is already addressed to us. Freud, lorsqu’il nous communique le secret de ce mystère luciférien, n’est pas seul confronté à ce rêve. De même que dans…

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The Superego opposed the Ego by Sigmund Freud

25/08/2015 / 0 comments

We can admit as a common result of the sexual phase – dominated by the Oedipus complex – a sedimentation in the Ego which consists in the production of these two identifications linked in some ways to each other. This modification of the Ego retains its determined position, and opposed the rest of the Ego’s…

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The bereaved desired the loss of the love object by Sigmund Freud

24/08/2015 / 0 comments

The bereaved blames himself for the loss of love object, which means, to have desired this loss. L’endeuillé s’en veut de la perte d’objet d’amour, c’est-à-dire de l’avoir désirée. FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917), PBP, Paris, 2011, p. 60

The Work Of Mourning By Sigmund Freud

21/08/2015 / 0 comments

What is the substance of the work that mourning accomplishes ? I think it may be describe without any exaggeration as follows: the reality’s trial has shown that the loved object no longer exists, and requires the bereaved to withdraw all his libido’s attachements to this object. En quoi consiste donc le travail que le…

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Dream is the fulfilment of a wish by Sigmund Freud

20/08/2015 / 0 comments

When the work of interpretation has been completed, we perceive that a dream is the fulfilment of a wish. FREUD S., The Interpretation Of Dreams (1900), Trad. STRACHEY J. (1955), Basic Books, New York, 2010, p. 145 Une fois achevé le travail d’interprétation, le rêve s’avère être un accomplissement de souhait. FREUD S., L’interprétation du…

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Dream may abolish the tragic relationship to the world by Jacques Lacan

19/08/2015 / 0 comments

Indeed, this is the end that the dream reaches : the symbolic-system’s starting in its most radical use, absolute, goes to so completely abolish the action of each individual, that it eliminates on the same trick his world’s tragic relationship. C’est en effet à cela qu’aboutit le rêve. L’entrée en fonction du système symbolique dans…

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“To dream” takes the place of the “to act” by Sigmund Freud

17/08/2015 / 0 comments

The “to dream” puts itself in the place of the “to act”, as indeed also in life. Le rêver se met à la place de l’agir, comme d’ailleurs aussi dans la vie. FREUD S., L’interprétation du rêve (1900), Trad. Coll., PUF, Paris, 2010, p. 158

Dream teaches where is the unconscious by Jacques Lacan

17/08/2015 / 0 comments

So, [the] dream teaches us that – what is at stake in the dream’s function is beyond the ego, what in the subject is from the subject and is not subject’s, this is the unconscious . [Le] rêve nous enseigne donc ceci – ce qui est en jeu dans la fonction du rêve est au-delà…

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Enduring life needs sedative remedies by Sigmund Freud

14/08/2015 / 0 comments

Life, as it is imposed to us, is too hard for us, and brings us too many pains, disappointments, insoluble tasks. To endure life, we can not do without sedative remedies. […] These remedies may be of three kinds: powerful diversions that allow us to make our misery lighter, substitutive satisfactions that decrease this misery,…

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The So Little Echo of The Interpretation Of Dreams By Marcel Scheidhauer

13/08/2015 / 0 comments

Eighteen months after the publication of the book, Freud complained that no scientific journal and only a few other newspapers had talked about it: “The Science Of Dreams [The Interpretation Of Dreams] was hardly mentioned in psychiatric journals. “Jones noted for his part:”A such important book has rarely generated so little echo. “ Dix-huit mois…

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Cultural development against self-annihilation by Sigmund Freud

12/08/2015 / 0 comments

The decisive question for the fate of the human specie seems to me to be whether and to what extent her cultural development will succeed in making itself master of the disruption brought to common life by the human drive of aggression and self-annihilation. La question décisive pour le destin de l’espèce humaine me semble…

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Worries Breaker and Refuge from Reality by Sigmund Freud

11/08/2015 / 0 comments

Don’t we know that with the help of the “worries breaker” we can withdraw ourselves from the reality’s pressure at any time, and find refuge in each one’s world offering better sensation’s conditions ? Ne sait-on pas qu’avec l’aide du « briseur de soucis » on peut se soustraire à chaque instant à la pression…

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The maniac shoots his own self-ideal by Paul-Laurent Assoun

23/05/2015 / 0 comments

“Self/ego maniac shoots itself with its self/ego ideal.” “Le moi maniac se “shoote” à l’idéal du moi.” ASSOUN P.-L., L’énigme de la manie – La passion du facteur cheval, arkhê, Paris, 2010, p. 46

Symptomatic acts born from repressed desires by Sigmund Freud

23/03/2015 / 0 comments

Patients’s associations, daily living’s symptomatic acts, dreams and symptoms-substitutes are expressing unconscious drives and intentions; they are born from repressed desires and complexes. Les associations des patients, les actes symptomatiques de la vie quotidienne, les rêves et les symptômes-substituts expriment des pulsions et des intentions inconscientes ; ils naissent de désirs et de complexes refoulés….

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Loosing valuable things as a sacrifice by Sigmund Freud

08/12/2014 / 0 comments

The act of loosing valuable things is used as an expression (…) to make sacrifice (an offering) to dark powers of fate, whose worship, even among us, is not yet extinguished.   L’acte de perdre des choses de valeur sert d’expression (…) à faire un sacrifice (une offrande) aux obscures puissances du destin, dont le…

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Thought may replace action by Sigmund Freud

03/12/2014 / 0 comments

Thought may replace the action through a kind of regression; eg : in the obsessive compulsion.   La pensée par une sorte de régression peut remplacer l’action ; exemple : dans la compulsion obsessionnelle.   FREUD S., Remarques sur un cas de névrose de contrainte – L’homme aux rats (1909), trad. P. Cotet et Fr….

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The act is preferable inside the transfer by Sigmund Freud

02/12/2014 / 0 comments

  Patient’s act instead of his remembering, outside the transfer, is undesirable. In our view, the ideal is he shows abnormal reactions only inside the transfer.   Il n’est nullement souhaitable que le patient, en dehors du transfert, agisse au lieu de se souvenir. L’idéal, à notre point de vue, est qu’il ne manifeste de…

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Doubt over dream’s power by Sigmund Freud

11/09/2014 / 0 comments

We are thus left in doubt as to the source which has been drawn upon by the dream and are tempted to believe that dreams have a power of independent production. FREUD S, The Interpretation of Dreams (1899), trans. STRACHEY J. (London, 1953), New York, Basic Books, 2010, p. 45 On reste alors dans le…

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The psychoanalyst unconscious by Octave Mannoni

21/08/2014 / 0 comments

The primary concern of a psychoanalyst is not his relation to an unconscious’s theory, but, above all, his relation to the unconscious – and his own one first. La préoccupation essentielle d’un psychanalyste n’est pas son rapport à une théorie de l’inconscient , mais, avant tout, son rapport à l’inconscient – et au sien d’abord….

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Walter Benjamin by Guershom Scholem

14/06/2014 / 0 comments

In his younger years, a deep sadness permeated his being. I remember just a postcard Kurt Hiller addressed him, where he reproached him his dark “way of mind”. I would be inclined to assume that his deeply rooted to grief nature and the literary effects of this one, which so many of his writings reveals…

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Walter Benjamin by Guershom Scholem

14/06/2014 / 0 comments

In his younger years, a deep sadness permeated his being. I remember just a postcard Kurt Hiller addressed him, where he reproached him his dark “way of mind”. I would be inclined to assume that his deeply rooted to grief nature and the literary effects of this one, which so many of his writings reveals…

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The analyste is an analysing convinced of the unconscious’s existence by Moustapha Safouan

30/05/2014 / 0 comments

An analysis was considered as a didactic one when the analyste was convinced that the analysing had enough work to be himself convinced of the unconscious’s . Une analyse était considérée comme didactique à partir du moment où l’analyste était persuadé que l’analysant avait fait suffisamment de travail pour être lui-même persuadé de l’existence de…

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The melancholy incorporates the object by Sigmund Freud

24/05/2014 / 0 comments

The ego wants to incorporate this object into itself, and, in accordance with the oral or cannibalistic phase of libidinal development in which it is, it wants to do so by devouring it.   Le moi voudrait s’incorporer cet objet en le dévorant, conformément à la phase orale ou cannibalistique du développement libidinal.   FREUD…

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Freud was a medically certified artist by Moustapha Safouan

22/05/2014 / 0 comments

Otto Rank read The Interpretation of Dreams before meeting Freud, at twenty-two years old. This reading inspired him a formula he wrote down his youth diary and expresses feelings gave him the author of this magnum opus “A medically certified artist.”   Otto Rank a lu L’interprétation des rêves bien avant de rencontrer Freud, à…

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Dream and man are woven from lalangue by Jean Oury

20/05/2014 / 0 comments

I like cats, I am still waiting them in vain to talk to me! As they do not talk to me, I can not consider that they have the “desire”, etc.. Anxiety neither! That is quite another thing. That specifies what a man is, as Lacan says, a man is a “parlêtre”. The Zoon Politikon,…

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Dream full of meanings and signifiances by Sigmund Freud

19/05/2014 / 0 comments

[…] every dream will reveal itself as a psychological structure, full of significance, and one which may be assigned to a specific place in the psychic activities of the waking state.   […] chaque rêve se revèle être une formation psychique pleine de sens, qui doit être insérée à une place assignable dans le mouvement…

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Psychoanalysis, poetry, it acts something by Jacques Lacan

14/05/2014 / 0 comments

Psychoanalysis, at least in principle, as it is clear here, as your presence to hear me is a witness of this, psychoanalysis, it acts something. It acts, it’s not enough, it’s essential, it is in its heart, a properly named poetic view : the poetry too acts something. La psychanalyse, il est entendu, au moins…

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Facts and reality by Jacques Lacan

12/05/2014 / 0 comments

The facts don’t contain in themselves the value these clever people gave them. The evidence is that these so-called “facts” are available to men’s observation from Adam’s times, but appeared to them as such “facts”, with many different aspects from those early days: even today, the wild Melanesian man claims too, be sure of that,…

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The insane takes things serioulsy by Jacques Lacan

09/05/2014 / 0 comments

Observe normal subjects, and therefore yourself, the number of things which really are  your basic occupation to don’t considere them seriously. It may be nothing more than the first difference between you and the insane. That’s why the insane embodies for many, and even without they did confess, where it would lead us if we…

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Difference Neurosis Psychosis by Sigmund Freud

08/05/2014 / 0 comments

In connection with a train of thought raised in other quarters, which was concerned with the origin and prevention of the psychoses, a simple formula has now occurred to me which deals with what is perhaps the most important genetic difference between a neurosis and a psychosis: neurosis is the result of a conflict between…

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Religion mystic and knowledge by Gershom Scholem

06/05/2014 / 0 comments

The religious world of the mystic can be express in terms applicable to rational knowledge only with the help of paradox.   Le monde religieux de la mystique ne peut être exprimé en termes applicables au savoir rationnel qu’avec l’aide du paradoxe.   SCHOLEM G., Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (1941), New York, Schocken Books,…

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Mid-say woman and truth by Jacques Lacan

06/05/2014 / 0 comments

The woman, it’s the truth. One can only mid-say it.   La femme, c’est la vérité. On ne peut qu’en mi-dire.   LACAN J., Séminaire Livre XX – Encore, Paris, Seuil, 1975, p.94

Alienated insanity by Michel Foucault

04/05/2014 / 0 comments

The very concept of “mental illness” is an expression of this effort condemned from the outset. What we call “mental illness” is nothing else than that alienated insanity, alienated in this psychology which she made herself possible.   La notion même de « maladie mentale » est l’expression de cet effort condamné d’entrée de jeu….

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Sinthome and Mallarmé by Laurie Laufer

04/05/2014 / 0 comments

“It” never talks but from its symptoms. That is the riddle: “There must be something hidden at the bottom of all, I think definitely to something obscure, meaning closed and hidden, who lives in the common,” wrote Mallarmé in The mystery in letters. However, the symptom that has integrated the subject’s answer, and thus gives…

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Libido definition by Sigmund Freud

02/05/2014 / 0 comments

We defined libido as a quantitatively variable force able to measure processes and transpositions in the field of sexual excitement. Nous avons défini la libido comme une force quantitativement variable permettant de mesurer les processus et les transpositions dans le domaine de l’excitation sexuelle. FREUD S., « Les aberrations sexuelles » in Trois essais sur…

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Symptom and borromean knot by Jacques Lacan

01/05/2014 / 0 comments

Pose the enigmatic link between the imaginary, the symbolic and the real implies or assumes the ex-sistence of symptom.   Poser le lien énigmatique de l’imaginaire, du symbolique et du réel implique ou suppose l’ex-sistence du symptôme. LACAN J., “L’esprit des nœuds” (1975) in Séminaire livre XXIII –  Le sinthome, Paris, Seuil, 2005, p. 19

Sight of Medusas and erection by Sigmund Freud

30/04/2014 / 0 comments

The sight of Medusa’s head makes rigid with fright, change the viewer to stone. Same origin derived from the castration complex and even change affect. Cause become rigid means erection, therefore, in the original situation, consolation brougth to the viewer. He still has a penis, he assures of it by becoming himself rigid. La vue…

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Primitive symbol shaping process by Sandor Ferenczi

29/04/2014 / 0 comments

The symbolism of the teeth and the eyes would illustrate the fact that the body’s organs (especially genital parties) can be depicted not only by the outside world objects, but also by other organs of the body itself. It is probably even the most primitive shaping symbol mode.   Le symbolisme des dents et celui…

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Symbolic and psychic functioning by Sandor Ferenczi

29/04/2014 / 0 comments

Silberer name “functional symbolic phenomena” images arising in dreams, fantasies, myths, etc.. which, instead of illustrating the content of the thought or fantasy, represent, indirectly, the psychic functioning mode (easy or difficult, disabled, etc..)   Silberer appelle « phénomènes symboliques fonctionnels » les images surgissant dans les rêves, fantasmes, mythes, etc. qui, au lieu d’illustrer…

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Analysis as a weapon to decide by Sigmund Freud

28/04/2014 / 0 comments

Using the analysis as a weapon of controversy can not clearly lead to a decision. L’utilisation de l’analyse comme arme de controverse ne peut mener clairement à une décision. FREUD S., Sur la sexualité féminine (1931) in La vie sexuelle, Paris, PUF,1969, p.143

Mirror stage by Jacques Lacan

27/04/2014 / 0 comments

The little man at an age when he is for a short time, but still for a time, exceeded in instrumental intelligence by the chimpanzee, yet already recognizes his image in the mirror as such. Le petit d’homme à un âge où il est pour un temps court, mais encore pour un temps, dépassé en…

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Anatomy animal witness by Paul-Laurent Assoun

26/04/2014 / 0 comments

Anatomy (Körperbau) So here comes as irrefutable witness to the insertion of the human in the animal series – as well as the “psychic dispositions.”   L’anatomie (Körperbau) vient donc ici comme témoin irrécusable de l’insertion de l’humain dans la série animale – au même titre que les « dispositions psychiques »   ASSOUN P.-L.,…

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Metonymy from voice to whole by Paul-Laurent Assoun

25/04/2014 / 0 comments

There has to think a metonymic effect that goes from the “part” to the whole and it is then what is indicated by the voice product capture: be “loved” that one is meant by that voice “who owns that voice? “. Il y a à penser un effet métonymique qui va de la « partie…

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Look and voice by Paul-Laurent Assoun

25/04/2014 / 0 comments

Where the look is involved, the voice is never far away. Là où le regard est impliqué, la voix n’est jamais loin. ASSOUN P.-L., Le Regard et la Voix – Leçon de psychanalyse (3ème ed.), Paris, Economica, 2014, p.7

Eye, ocellus, and stain by Jacques Lacan

25/04/2014 / 0 comments

As Caillois reminds us a lot of relevance, in terms of such mimetic events, and especially that which we can discuss the function of the eyes, namely the ocelli, it is to understand if they impress – this is a fact they have this effect on the predator or the alleged victim who comes to…

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One organ for two drives by Sigmund Freud

23/04/2014 / 0 comments

Sexual pleasure is not just attached to the function of the genitals; the mouth is the kiss as well as food and communicate through word, eyes not only see the outside world changes important for the preservation of life, but also the properties of objects in which they are raised rank as objects of choice…

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Fiction and Fixion by Jacques Lacan

21/04/2014 / 0 comments

Use the “pastout” (notall), the “hommoinzun” (oneatleast) or the impasses of logic, is, to show the aim out of the fictions of Worldliness, do fixion from real: from the impossible that fix it from structure to language.   Recourir au pastout, à l’hommoinzun, soit aux impasses de la logique, c’est, à montrer l’issue hors des…

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Gender and Linguistic Trouble by Judith Butler

18/04/2014 / 0 comments

 The linguistic conventions that produce intelligible gendered selves find their limit in Herculine precisely because she/he occasions a convergence and disorganization of the rules that govern sex/gender/desire. Les conventions linguistiques qui rendent intelligibles des soi qui ont un genre trouvent leurs limites en Herculine précisément  parce qu’elle/il fait converger et bouleverse les règles qui commandent…

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The Look is an objet a by Jacques Lacan

14/04/2014 / 0 comments

The look can contain in itself the objet a of Lacanian algebra when the subject comes to fall, and which specifies the scopic field, and generates its own satisfaction, it is there, for structure reasons, the fall of the subject remains unnoticed because it is reduced to zero.   Le regard peut contenir en lui-même…

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What is said and what is heard by Jacques Lacan

12/04/2014 / 0 comments

The fact that one says remains forgotten behind what is said in what is heard   Qu’on dise reste oublié derrière ce qui se dit dans ce qui s’entend   LACAN J., L’étourdit in Autres écrits, Seuil, Paris, 2001, p.449

Look pre-existence and eye by Jacques Lacan

10/04/2014 / 0 comments

Maurice Merleau-Ponty makes now the next step by forcing the boundaries of this same phenomenology. You will see that the ways in which it will lead are not only about the phenomenology of visual, but they will also find – this is the essential point – the dependence of the visible towards what puts us…

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Write the clinic by Sigmund Freud

07/04/2014 / 0 comments

I consider abuse distort the features of a patient’s history, when communicating, for any reason whatsoever, be it the best, because it is impossible to know what aspect of the case will retain a reader, who’s judging by itself, and which thus runs him the risk of causing error. Je considère comme un abus de…

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Borderline diagnosis by Jean-Jacques Rassial

05/04/2014 / 0 comments

The borderline diagnosis appears at the illegitimate meeting point of two clinics: the psychiatric clinic and the psychoanalytic clinic. Le diagnostic d’état limite apparaît à la rencontre illégitime de deux cliniques : la clinique psychiatrique et la clinique psychanalytique. Rassial J-J, Le Sujet en état limite, Denoël, Paris, 1999, p.14

Melancholy and Truth for Freud by Laurie Laufer

05/04/2014 / 0 comments

For Freud, melancholy is an access path to the truth. Pour Freud, la mélancolie est une voie d’accès à la vérité. Laufer L., préface in Freud S., Deuil et mélancolie,  PBP, Paris, 2011, p.39

Look as an erotic activity by Sigmund Freud

04/04/2014 / 0 comments

Before the child fell under the domination of the castration complex, the time when the woman had to have its full value, began to manifest in him an intense pleasure/desire to look, as an erotic “driven” [Freud meant produced by his drives] activity. Avant que l’enfant ne soit tombé sous la domination du complexe de…

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What does the woman want ? by Sigmund Freud

03/04/2014 / 0 comments

The big question remained unanswered and which myself have never been able to answer despite my thirty years of study of the feminine soul is: “What does the woman want? ” La grande question restée sans réponse et à laquelle moi-même n’ai jamais pu répondre malgré mes trente années d’étude de l’âme féminine est la…

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The look and eyes by Jacques Lacan

02/04/2014 / 0 comments

I can feel myself looked by someone I do not even see his eyes, and even appearance. Just something to me means that others may be there. This window, if it is a bit obscure, and if I have reason to believe that there is someone behind is already one looking. From the moment that…

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Dualism and duality for Freud by André Green

01/04/2014 / 0 comments

If so Freud insisted on maintaining a dualistic point of view with regard to the theory of drives is because he understood that the duality of departure was necessary for the generation of something else borned from the relationship of the two generic terms.   Si Freud a tellement tenu à maintenir un point de…

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