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Lacan

The Silent Partners

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Jacques Lacan is the foremost psychoanalytic theorist after Freud. Revolutionizing the study of social relations, his work has been a major influence on political theory, philosophy, literature and the arts, but his thought has so far been studied without a serious investigation of its foundations. Just what are the influences on his thinking, so crucial to its proper understanding? In Lacan: The Silent Partners Slavoj i ek, the maverick theorist and pre-eminent Lacan scholar, has marshalled some of the greatest thinkers of our age in support of a dazzling re-evaluation of Lacan's work. Focusing on Lacan's 'silent partners', those who are the hidden inspiration to Lacan theory, they discuss his work in relation to the pre-socratics, Diderot, Hegel, Nietzsche, Schelling, Holderlin, Wagner, Turgenev, Kafka, Henry James and Artaud. This Major collection, including three essays by i ek, marks a new era in the study of this unsettling thinker, breathing new life into this classic work. Contributors: Alain Badiou, Bruno Bosteels, Miran Bozovic, Lorenzo Chiesa, Joan Copjec, Mladen Dolar, Timothy Huson, Frederic Jameson, Adrian Johnston, Sigi Jottkandt, Silvia Ons, Robert Pfaller, Alenka Zupan?i? and Slavoj i ek.

Author Biography

Slavoj i ek is international Director of Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London, and a senior researcher at the institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana.
Release date NZ
April 17th, 2006
Contributor
Edited by Slavoj Zizek
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Annotated edition
Imprint
Verso Books
Pages
480
Dimensions
152x203x31
ISBN-13
9781844675494
Product ID
1668040

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