The Truths of Psychoanalysis

Edited by Jasper Feyaerts and Paulo Beer

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Dealing with the matter of truth

Truth has always been a central philosophical category, occupying different fields of knowledge and practice. In the current moment of fake news and alternative facts, it is mandatory to revisit the various meanings of truth. Departing from various approaches to psychoanalytic theory and practice, the authors gathered in this book offer critical reflections and insights about truth and its effects. In articulations of psychoanalysis with (for instance) philosophy, ethics, and politics, the reader will find discussions about issues such as knowledge, love, and clinical practice, all marked by the matter of truth.

Contributors: Carin Franzén (Stockholm University), Derek Humphreys (Université Sorbonne Paris Nord), Christian Dunker (University of São Paulo), Peter Jansson (Dalarna University), Laurie Laufer (Université Paris Diderot), Patricia Gherovici (Das Unbehagen), Nicolas Evzonas (Université Paris Diderot), Mladen Dolar (University of Ljubljana), Augusto Ismerim (University of São Paulo), Jasper Feyaerts (Ghent University), Nelson da Silva Junior(University of São Paulo), Paulo Beer (University of São Paulo), Vladimir Safatle (University of São Paulo), Samo Tomšič (Humboldt University) 

This publication is GPRC-labeled (Guaranteed Peer-Reviewed Content).

Format: Edited volume - ebook

260 pages

ISBN: 9789461664167

Publication: February 21, 2022

Series: Figures of the Unconscious

Languages: English: United States

Jasper Feyaerts is a philosopher and doctor of clinical psychology (Ghent University), currently affiliated as a professor of clinical psychology with the Department of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Consulting (Ghent University) and the Centre for Contextual Psychiatry (KU Leuven).
Paulo Beer is a psychoanalyst, holds a PhD in social psychology (University of São Paulo), and is a member of the International Society of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy (SIPP-ISPP). He coordinates the Centre for Studies and Therapeutic Actions (NETT).