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