The Real of Analytic Abstinence

By | April 16th, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #57|

After Freud pointed out that nothing can be killed in absentia or in effigy, Lacan insisted throughout his teaching that the cure requires a real presence, beyond the imaginary and symbolic body of the analyst. These two essential indications are of special relevance today. They situate the analyst in a place where, in order to [...]