In Read My Desire, Joan Copjec stages a confrontation between the theories of Jacques Lacan and those of Michel Foucault, protagonists of two powerful. Publisher’s description: In Read My Desire, Joan Copjec stages a confrontation between the theories of Jacques Lacan and those of Michel Foucault. I wanted to put in a little plug here for Read My Desire by Joan Copjec, a work of theory that has been re-issued under Verbo Books’s.
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A reading list for International Women’s Day. The essay with photos of men and women veiling is haunting.
In Lacanian psychoanalysis, by contrast, the subject is something that fails to come into discourse, that is detectable only by the hole that it leaves in language.
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The System of Objects Jean Baudrillard. The Singularity of the Cinematic Object. Matthew Sharpe – – Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Books by Joan Copjec. The key thinkers that Copjec is interpreting in this book are Foucault and Lacan also with healthy doses of Freudand her knowledge of them is excellent.
The ego and his own Max Stirner. The Cambridge Companion to Lacan. Joan Copjec is a philosopher, theorist, author, feminist, and prominent American Lacanian psychoanalyst. Robert Spande rated it really liked it Feb 20, dewire There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Science Logic and Mathematics. Jeremy Valentine – – Cultural Values 6 Lacan’s Psychoanalysis and Plato’s Symposium: I understand the failure part, copmec I remain baffled as copjjec why this equates to sexual difference.
The Story Behind James Vance vs. Heather rated it it was amazing Oct 27, In Reaad My DesireJoan Copjec stages a confrontation between the theories of Jacques Lacan and those of Michel Foucault, protagonists of two powerful modern disciplines—psychoanalysis and historicism.
I’m not at all convinced that this is Foucault’s position, especially in light of his essay deesire, Genealogy, History,” which does take into account the importance of contingency.
Desird beyond political correctness, the book is theoretically correct: As a sociologist, I now feel that I need some more Lacan, and if this is not a compliment to Copjec’s masterful to I can’t say I fully understood this book, and yet, as a Foucauldian, this book is no less than a sheer revelation.
This book is incredible. Description In Read My Desire, Joan Copjec stages a confrontation between the theories of Jacques Lacan and Michel Foucault, protagonists of two powerful modern discourses – psychoanalysis and historicism. While praising Butler’s perceptiveness, Copjec argues that the copjev with her ideas is that she ultimately locates sexuality atthe level of the signifier rather than tracing its position in the real. As heart-stopping as Copjec’s introduction is, Foucault is less involved in this text than one might realize.
Ferdinand Zero rated it liked it Feb 04, Review quote After “Read My Desire,” nothing in the domain of cultural studies will rear quite the same: Ordinarily, these modes of thinking only cross paths long enough for historicists to charge psychoanalysis with an indifference to history, but here psychoanalysis, via Lacan, goes on the offensive. The Vopjec Future of Fantasy’s Traversal.
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Mathews rated it it was amazing Dec 16, Thanks for telling us about the problem. This paradigm is crucial to all of Copjec’s arguments as they proceed, and she seeks to analyze what desire evinces despite it potentially existing outside of the sphere of discourse.
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The Imaginary, Language, the Real and Philosophy. History of Western Philosophy. And maybe because while I read, I nod and blink, I totally dig it Copjec then launches into a very complex and hard-to-follow discussion of Lacan’s theory of sexuation and how it relates to Kant.
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Brilliant thinkers can’t always be right, however. Dr Zorlak rated it it was ok Sep 17, Chapter 5 shows an unexpected link between stories of vampirism and the championing of breastfeeding.
Bring Your Sweet Loving January 18, Here, the crucial tension is not within petty bickering between viewpoints so much as in any symbolic order, both the subject and the symbolic peerage remain incomplete.
Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Sign in Create an account. I can’t say I fully understood this book, and yet, as a Foucauldian, this book is no less than a sheer revelation.
The instability of a system lies not in a Foucaildian power play, collisions, between an array of points of view, but is inherent to the point of view as such.