Helen Sheehan – Sitting There Saying Nothing – What is involved in the Psychoanalytic Act

THE LETTER 61 Spring 2016, pages 23-31 This paper explores what is at stake when speaking about the Psychoanalytic Act – this with reference to Lacan’s ‘67-’68 seminar of the same name. The central place of Freud’s repetition compulsion as … Continue reading

Christian Fierens -Reading L’Étourdit – The Second Turn – Chapter 3 – Sense and Structure

THE LETTER 49 (Spring 2012) pages 23-50. We forsake meaning in order to advance into sense. Castration no longer has the Freudian meaning but the sense which aims at the cut. The teachable starts not just from number but from … Continue reading