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 (lə-kän′, lä-käN′), Jacques-Marie Émile 1901-1981.
French psychiatrist who was an early adherent and interpreter of Freud's theories in France, but whose own theoretical and clinical work diverged greatly from Freud's. His collection of essays and lectures Écrits (1966) greatly influenced linguistics and literary theory.
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(French lakɑ̃)
(Biography) Jacques (ʒak). 1901–81, French psychoanalyst, who reinterpreted Freud in terms of structural linguistics: an important influence on poststructuralist thought
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(ləˈkɑ̃, -ˈkɑn)
Jacques, 1901–81, French philosopher and psychoanalyst.
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Besides, what Lacan signals--and this is crucial in order to offer an accurate interpretation of Einar/Lili--is the failure that sex is in relation to the signifying chain.
?En que sentidos podria hacerse de Jacques Lacan y Severo Sarduy contemporaneos?
However, by adding Lacan to the trio of thinkers he considers crucial for ethical thinking, Finkelde is revolutionary.
Chattoipadhyay probes the material and mathematical writing that happens through geometric logic, counting, physical movements, and sexuality in playwright Samuel Beckett's (1907-89) late texts--early 1950s to late 1980s--alongside French psychiatrist Jacques Lacan's (1901-81) final psychoanalytic teachings--after 1970.
In the same seminar where Lacan speaks of the centrality of a demand for happiness in analysis, he also calls happiness a "bourgeois dream" (1986, 359), a master signifier around which today's consumerist society is organized.