A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis by Bruce Fink The Lacanian Subject by Bruce Fink Jacques Lacan by Sean Homer Return to Freud by. A CLINICAL INTRODUCTION TO LACANIAN PSYCHOANALYSIS Theory and Technique fovea City, A BRUCE PINK Harvard University Press Cambridge. Read “A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis” by Bruce Fink with Rakuten Kobo. Arguably the most profound psychoanalytic thinker since Freud.

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Jul 17, David rated it did not like it. Thus, I cannot recommend this book highly enough for people serious about learning about Lacan. But if we do not start to understand ourselves with the help of people like Lacan, we will not find a way to live a meaningful and respectful life towards ourselves, our fellow human beeings and the earth! For this reason, I can see how this book would also suit the psychoanalytically minded clinical psychologist ,despite only being a student myself; throughout the book, he also compares and contrasts ego-psychology the prevalent approach in the Anglo-Saxon world with Lacan’s thoery.

Please try again later. However, it is definitely showing of Fink’s own understanding and brilliance when he is able to reduce complex ideas at least, for Americans such as the ‘jouissance’ into an accessible formulation–when pleasure becomes pain.

Brief History of Schizophrenia. Share your thoughts with other customers. The Processes of Defense. Fink’s Clinical Introduction was the first text I went to, and found it extremely helpful. New Ways in Psychoanalysis. Definitely a wonderful read.

I am always writing and each writing project is different! Customers who viewed this item also viewed. To make a contribution, just click the button below. Frances rated it it was amazing Feb 07, As mentioned above, this is by no means an exhaustive list — feel free to add your own recommendations in the comments below.


For students and practitioners of psychoanalysis, I’d recommend this book as the best I’ve seen. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Apr 07, Kristi rated it it was amazing.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? With long sections on the three main diagnostic categories of psychosis, neurosis and perversion although, one must concede that Fink’s chapter on perversion definitely feels more like Fink than it does Lacan, however, it is understandable as neurosis is one of the foremost important issues in psychoanalytic theory, and Lacan formulated an entire Seminar based on psychosis, but never provided the same sort of attention, it seems, to perversion.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. By showing us how it is practically applied, we get a better grasp on how his theory works in “everyday life. Highly recommended for anyone looking for an entryway into Lacan’s labyrinthine works. Now we are at a dead end ecologically and will have to envision Zero-growth. Death and Desire RLE: Full of rich footnotes. Brucs are the readers Bruce Fink addresses in this clear and practical account of Lacan’s highly ori “The goal of my teaching has always been, and remains, to train analysts.

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Reading Lacan – Where to Start?

You submitted the following rating and review. May 30, Ali rated it really liked it. The Ego and Analysis of Defense. I love Lacan and Fink makes me love Lacan. Notions that are used in various contexts in other author’s works, like the ‘Real,”object a,’ etc.

July 30, Sold by: For this, of course, he has another book: For those curious, the image above dates from and depicts delegates of the Congress of Orientalists inspecting the Rosetta Stonethe key to the deciphering of Egyptian hieroglyphs. No previous exposure to Lacan’s thinking is required. A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


Product details File Size: You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: While elucidating many of Lacan’s theoretical notions, the book does so from the perspective of the practitioner faced with the pressing questions of diagnosis, which therapeutic stance to adopt, how to involve the patient, and how to bring intoduction change.

In the last ten to fifteen years that has changed greatly.

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Unfortunately, this does mean that while the book is great for providing insights into the operations of the human mind, it makes it a bit less useful as a critical tool for a guy who just wants to write a damned essay. Her mission is to empower, support and guide children, adolescents and their parents to a happy and healthy family. I have tried to read Lacan in French quite a few times, but it was just too frustrating. It’s also Not quite finished with this yet, but I have to give it props for managing to achieve the seeming impossible and deliver a lucid and easily comprehensible overview of Lacan.

Essays on the Pleasures of Death.

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