Lacan to the Letter has 97 ratings and 10 reviews. Adam said: Masterful. A sterling guide no titular Lacanian should omit. Fink won’t lay out the coordin. Title. Lacan to the letter: reading Écrits closely /​ Bruce Fink. Author. Fink, Bruce, Published. Minneapolis, Minn. ; London: University of Minnesota Press. Author: Fink, Bruce Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, Reviewed By: Jon Mills, PsyD, PhD, ABPP, Vol 26 (2), pp. Lacan has been highly vilified.

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Between Language and Jouissance Princeton: Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Bruce Fink is a practicing Thhe psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor.

Jaice rated it liked it Jan 04, Encore, On Feminine Sexuality: Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries And Fink is very helpful in deciphering the many graphs, figures, axises, schemas, and mathematical equations Lacan is fond of using to concretize his ideas.

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Once you read this, at least you can go back to Ecrits and see if fo find his reading confirmed by the text. Bruce Fink not only understands Lacan, he writes in a clear style, rendering the thought in an understandable way without sacrificing the complexity. A friend and former teacher of mine, Richard Klein at Cornell University, once remarked that hardly anyone working on Lacan took the trouble to explicate his texts at length, preferring, apparently, to comment on his theoretical apparatus rather than on his actual writing.

As a translator and renowned proponent of Lacan’s works, Fink is an especially adept and congenial guide through the complexities of Lacanian literature and concepts.

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Jan 24, Savas rated it really liked it. Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: If not, you’re in a much better letger to correct it towards your own reading.

Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Skip to content Skip to search. Sep 12, Quilty rated it really liked it. Fink expounds many important aspects of Lacanian theory in juxtaposition to Freud and in contradistinction to most post-Freudian schools of thought, including challenging most of what ego psychology champions.

Like Kant, you can reason with him or against him, but you cannot reason without him.


Lacan To The Letter : Reading Ecrits Closely

For Lacan, what is primary is not the individual, but the Other, that is, the symbolic and social functions imbedded within the subject. Some people who would know better than I that Fink misinterprets and mistranslates some key points of Lacan.

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In dink years, he has authored mysteries involving a character based on Jacques Lacan: This single location in Western Australia: I suppose the biggest confusion arises from Lacan’s concept of the Other, which runs counter to Foucault’s, concept, and incidentally, the one that I was exposed to earlier, of the same name.

Joshua Cohen rated it it was amazing May 17, About Bruce Fink Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst, analytic supervisor, and professor of psychology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. A charlatan protecting his investment.