Lacan


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Lacan

Jacques . 1901--81, French psychoanalyst, who reinterpreted Freud in terms of structural linguistics: an important influence on poststructuralist thought
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It is the fascinating domain of images that provides the identifications of what Lacan called the moi, the French term for the Freudian ego, which refers to the Freudian analysis of narcissism as the psychic operation that enables the subject to elaborate an image of its own body.
Sobre la base de estos hechos, (3) pero a la luz del problema del Barroco, es posible asignar a esa contemporaneidad la forma de un recorrido y una confluencia (luego, un nudo, una sintonia): la asistencia de Sarduy al Seminario de Lacan debe considerarse uno de los componentes que confluyen, como factor determinante, en la etapa preparatoria del Neobarroco (es decir, sin Lacan no hay Neobarroco).
Finkelde succeeds in showing a form of progress going from Kant, over Hegel, and to Lacan, and he thereby succeeds in putting the ideas of Lacan on the same footing as those of Kant and Hegel.
This is a criticism that Butler draws against Lacan, namely that he de-historicizes the figures of Antigone and Creon (2000); but the kinds of tools one uses depend on the kinds of things one wants to do.