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 - paperback
Size: 234 × 156 mm
Publication: January 10, 2022
Series: Figures of the Unconscious
Languages: English: United States
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).