Freud and Lacan

2900T [CRN: 24450]

Examines the foundations of psychoanalysis through Freud's and Lacan's writings. We will engage critically with their founding principles, reading practices, literariness, and ethics. Texts include Freud's Interpretation of Dreams, Beyond the Pleasure Principle, Dora, and a range of case histories and papers, and Lacan's Ecrits, Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, and the seminars, particularly Book VII: The Ethics of Psychoanalysis. Enrollment limited to 15 graduate students.
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