Jun 01, 2020
The Lacanian Left: Essays on Psychoanalysis and Politics
Posted by Yannis Stavrakakis

In recent years psychoanalysis especially Lacanian theory has been gradually acknowledged as a vital resource in the ongoing reorientation of contemporary political theory and analysis Of particular note is that the work of Jacques Lacan is increasingly being used by major political philosophers associated with the Left This indicates the dynamic emergence of a new theIn recent years psychoanalysis especially Lacanian theory has been gradually acknowledged as a vital resource in the ongoing reorientation of contemporary political theory and analysis Of particular note is that the work of Jacques Lacan is increasingly being used by major political philosophers associated with the Left This indicates the dynamic emergence of a new theoretico political horizon that of the Lacanian Left However, this field has yet to be properly conceived as a field, and this is the first book to bring it into academic consciousness and to systematically draw its implications for concrete political analysis This book offers an accessible mapping of its main contours a detailed examination of the convergences and divergences between the major figures active within or at the periphery of this terrain, including Slavoj Zizek, Ernesto Laclau, Alain Badiou, and Cornelius Castoriadis and a critical evaluation of their respective arguments on social construction and the political, affectivity and discourse, ethics and social change, and negativity and positivity.Engaging with the role of affect and emotion in political life through the central Lacanian notion of enjoyment, The Lacanian Left puts forward innovative analyses of political power and authority, nationalism, European identity, consumerism and advertising culture, and de democratization and post democracy It will be of value to everyone interested in exploring the potential of psychoanalysis in reinvigorating political theory, critical political analysis, and democratic politics.

  • Title: The Lacanian Left: Essays on Psychoanalysis and Politics
  • Author: Yannis Stavrakakis
  • ISBN: 9780791473290
  • Page: 233
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Lacanian Left Psychoanalysis, Theory, and Politics Engaging with the role of affect and emotion in political life through the central Lacanian notion of enjoyment, The Lacanian Left puts forward innovative analyses of political power and authority, nationalism, European identity, consumerism and advertising culture, and de democratization and post democracy It will be of value to everyone interested in exploring the potential of psychoanalysis in The Lacanian Left SUNY Press Engaging with the role of affect and emotion in political life through the central Lacanian notion of enjoyment, The Lacanian Left puts forward innovative analyses of political power and authority, nationalism, European identity, consumerism and advertising culture, and de democratization and post democracy It will be of value to everyone interested in exploring the potential of psychoanalysis in The Lacanian Left by Yannis Stavrakakis cambridge An exploration of a new concept in critical political theory the Lacanian Left This is a field of theoretical and political interventions sharing a common interest in discussing the relevance of Lacanianism and psychoanalysis for contemporary theory. The Lacanian Left Edinburgh University Press The Lacanian Left is a well researched, thought provoking book, which makes a refreshing contribution to contemporary discussions in political theory a must read for all those engaged in critical reflection on democratic politics. The Lacanian Left Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics The Lacanian Left is the first book to bring it into academic consciousness and to draw its implications for concrete political analysis in a systematic way It offers An accessible mapping of its main contours. The Lacanian Left Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics on JSTOR The Lacanian Left is the first book to bring it into academic consciousness and to draw its implications for concrete political analysis in a systematic way It offers An accessible mapping of its main contours. The Lacanian Left Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics The Lacanian Left is the first book to bring it into academic consciousness and to draw its implications for concrete political analysis in a systematic way It offers An accessible mapping of First as Tragedy, Then as Farce , The Lacanian Left A good place to start with Stavrakakis The Lacanian Left is in the middle It is there that we find the dispute with i ek clearly and pointedly laid out At the heart of this disagreement is a dispute regarding the political efficacy of the unconditioned or pure act. The Lacanian Left Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics nian theory, perceive the politics of the Left, and, most importantly, actively engage in an emerging theoretico political field that the author aptly calls the Lacanian Left This is a divided, uneven, and heterogeneous locus, however a horizon as both an ever negotiable demarcating limit an d Lacanianism

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