1st Edition

The Dialogues in and of the Group
Lacanian Perspectives on the Psychoanalytic Group

ISBN 9781855758674
Published December 31, 2012 by Routledge
126 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents a number of perspectives using central Lacanian concepts to invite the clinician into a different reading of the group therapy phenomena. It is intended to group therapists to take the challenge and begin to wrestle with Lacanian concepts as they look at the group.

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Foreword -- Introduction -- Part I -- Jacques Lacan 1901–1981 -- The other in the group and the other of the group: two basic dialogues -- “The subject supposed to know” (Le sujet suppose savoir) -- What happens in the venerable halls of language when there is no space for the word -- From need, through demand, to desire -- Revolution, evolution: change and desire -- Part II -- Revolution, evolution: change and desire -- On knowing too much -- Between being and meaning: between drive and desire -- Conclusion

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