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Title Speculations after Freud : psychoanalysis, philosophy, and culture / edited by Sonu Shamdasani and Michael Münchow.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 227 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 -- Congresses.
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
Freud, Sigmund, (1856-1939) -- Congrès.
Psychoanalysis and philosophy -- Congresses.
Psychoanalysis and culture -- Congresses.
Psychoanalysis -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Psychoanalytic Theory.
Culture.
Philosophy.
Genre Electronic books.
Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Introduction: The censure of the speculative / Sonu Shamdasani -- Psychoanalysis and politics / Cornelius Castoriadis -- Psychoanalysts in times of distress / Julia Kristeva -- "Man is by nature a political animal" or: patient as citizen / James Hillman -- Psychoanalysis in left field and fieldworking: examples to fit the title / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak -- The alibi of the subject: Lacan and philosophy / Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen -- "It's only the first step that costs" / Sarah Kofman -- Lust / Alphonso Lingis -- Immanent death, imminent death / David Farrell Krell -- The word of silence / William Richardson -- The Sandman looks at "The uncanny" / Nicholas Rand and Maria Torok -- The pleasure of therapy / Charles E. Scott.
Summary Psychoanalysis has transformed our culture. We constantly use and refer to ideas from psychoanalysis, often unconsciously. Psychology, philosophy, politics, sociology, women's studies, anthropology, literary studies, cultural studies, and other disciplines have been permeated by the competing schools of psychoanalysis. But what of psychoanalysis itself? Where is it going one hundred years after Freud's own speculations took shape? Does it still have a role to play in cultural debate, or should it perhaps be abandoned? Speculations After Freud confronts the dilemmas of contemporary psychoanalysis by bringing together some of the most influential and best known writers on psychoanalysis, philosophy and culture. The advocates and critics of psychoanalysis, both institutional and theoretical, critically appraise the powerful role psychoanalytic speculation plays in all areas of culture.
Other Author Shamdasani, Sonu, 1962-
Münchow, Michael, 1961-
Other Title Print version: Speculations after Freud. London ; New York : Routledge, 1994