If a Tree Were to Fall on an Island Where There Was No Psychoanalyst: On the Ethical Status of Sound

By | May 25th, 2022|LRO 346|

“But what need can an analyst have for an extra ear, when it sometimes seems that two are already too many, since he runs headlong into the fundamental misunderstanding brought on by the relationship of [...]

Conspiracism and Psychoanalysis: The Side of Meaning and the Side of Cause

By | February 23rd, 2022|LRO 330|

Lacan asserted that “belief [foi] is the deepest mode of the relationship of man to reality,” that is, explains Jacques-Alain Miller, “to the signifier.”[1] This fundamental yes, this Bejahung, is essential for psychoanalysis to exist, [...]

From the “Shine of the Absences” to the Mystic as a Body Event

By | September 23rd, 2021|LRO 311|

The architecture of Seminar XX: Encore meets some of its fundamental pillars already in the sixties. Lacan highlights a certain negligence regarding the way in which post-Freudian psychoanalysts took a stand on female sexuality and [...]

By | March 3rd, 2021|LRO 277|

Lacan’s desire for a school of psychoanalysis went beyond Freud, beyond Oedipus, beyond the structure of “the all” and its antinomic element. This was the logic of “all men” born of a father who stands [...]


By | May 13th, 2020|LRO 225|

That the body is an object, well psychoanalysis knows this from its origins. An object that can be loved, hated, manipulated, bought, sold, cared for, corrupted, desecrated, destroyed... whether it is our own or that [...]

Q-u-a-r-a-n-t-i-n-e. About Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Aviator’

By | April 17th, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #58|

Allene Hughes: “Q-u-a-r-a-n-t-i-n-e” Howard Hughes: “Quarentine. Q.u.a.r.e.n.t.i.n.e. Quarentine” (Opening scene of the Martin Scorcese film, The aviator)   In the midst of the quarantine in which we find ourselves, I have found an extraordinary interview [...]