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Volume 24: Invention in the Real (2012)

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David Pereira

"If as much seriousness was put into analysis as I put into the preparation of my seminar, well then, it would be so much the better ... For that ... one would have to have in analysis, as I have ... the sentiment of an absolute risk." Read full Logos

Part 1: Time and History

Chapter One: Must every psychoanalyst recapitulate the history of psychoanalysis in his own way
– David Pereira

Chapter Two: Once upon a time
– Michael Plastow

Chapter Three: On Nachträglichkeit
– Christiane Weller

Chapter Four: Time out of number
– Peter Gunn

Chapter Five: The origin of language
– Michael Plastow

Part 2: The Lacanian Clinic Today

Chapter Six: The necessity and impossibility of interpretation
– David Pereira

Chapter Seven: Maltreating the individual
– Peter Gunn

Chapter Eight: The child and seduction
– Michael Plastow

Chapter Nine: How to do a psychoanalytic clinic: a recipe for madness
– Peter Gunn

Chapter Ten: The Gospel according to Saint Jacques
– Rodney Kleiman

Part 3: Psychoanalysis and the child

Chapter Eleven: Psychoanalysis and the child
– Tine Norrregaard Arroyo and Michael Plastow

Chapter Twelve: The treatment setting: demand, transference and the contract with the parents and for their child
– Jean Bergès and Gabriel Balbo

Chapter Thirteen: Some cases of “name of the father subject supposed of knowledge”
– Erik Porge

Chapter Fourteen: Father can’t you see that I am burning? – interventions in the real of the parental coupl
– Tine Norregaard Arroyo

Part 4: On Love and Knowledge

Chapter Fifteen: The promise of love
– Michael Plastow

Chapter Sixteen: In the style of loving
– Rodney Kleiman

Chapter Seventeen: The conduct of love in psychoanalysis
– Peter Gunn

Part 5: Analysis, the arts and the well spoken

Chapter Eighteen: The Ob-scene
– David Pereira

Chapter Nineteen: The jouissance of the gambler
– Linda Clifton

Chapter Twenty: Freud and Faust
– Michael Plastow

Chapter Twenty One: The Invention of Solitude – the invention of a style
– Tine Norregaard Arroyo

Chapter Twenty Two: The enigma of Rose Selavy
– Madeline Andrews

Chapter Twenty Three: The art of interpretation – drawing a line
– David Pereira

Part 6: Death and Psychoanalysis

Chapter Twenty Four: An architecture of death from Tarizaki to Mishima
– Oscar Zentner

Chapter Twenty Five: Erotics of mourning in the time of dry death
– Jean Allouch

Chapter Twenty Seven: Wallis Simpson and the three As
– Gustavo Etkin

Chapter Twenty Eight: Death and Psychoanalysis
– Gustavo Etkin

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