Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, Vol 2, No 1-2 (2006)

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Jacques Lacan and the Other Side of Psychoanalysis: Reflections on Seminar XVII

Lizzy Newman

Abstract


A review of Justin Clemens and Russell Grigg (eds.), Jacques Lacan and the Other Side of Psychoanalysis: Reflections on Seminar XVII, Duke University Press, 2006. ISBN: 0-8223-3719-3.

A new book that brings together 16 essays, mostly all commentaries upon Lacan's Seminar XVII, known asThe other Side of Psychoanalysis;. Topics include the four discourses, the relation between psychoanalysis and contemporary social discourses, the question of social change, the relationship between psychoanalysis and politics, and the structuring function of the Oedipus complex.


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