Explain This Euphoria

By | August 24th, 2019|LRO 170|

In the scientific discourse, ‘euphoria’ is used to describe a feeling that is ‘extra’ to an analgesic drug’s treatment of pain. Euphoria, the new American teen drama series, arguably concerns not the brain chemistry of this ‘extra,’ but surplus-enjoyment as such (which is the condition of any jouissance.[1]) In doing so, it also unwittingly hypothesizes [...]