Terry Ball – Psychoanalysis – A Mapping out – Turning the symbolic inside out

The Letter 59 & 60 Summer – Autumn 2015, pages 57-62 This paper considers the notion of psychoanalysis as a ‘mapping out’ which was put forward by Lacan in his 24th Seminar, L’insu que sait de l’une bévue s’aile à … Continue reading

Terry Ball – Love in Plato‘s Symposium and Lacan‘s Transference Seminar

This article focuses on Lacan‘s eighth seminar on Transference, specifically his references to Plato‘s Symposium, and more particularly the attention he pays therein to the interaction and dialogue between Alcibiades, Socrates and Agathon. Addressed will be Lacan‘s specific take on … Continue reading