By Moustapha Safouan, Jacqueline Rose
What makes somebody a psychoanalyst? In contemporary controversies approximately psychoanalysis, no consciousness has been paid to the problem of ways psychoanalysts are educated. during this impressive polemic, Moustapha Safouan, certainly one of France's finest psychoanalytic thinkers, argues that just a radical reappraisal of the learning method, unquestioned because the Nineteen Twenties till lively yet eventually unsuccessful problem of Jacques Lacan, will supply again to psychoanalysis its actual inspirational prestige.
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They try to give a beautiful form to an object that is beyond our (human) limits. In that sense they all involve artistic sublimation. Beauty is the name for the affect that is attached to fantasy. It indicates that the screen of fantasy mediates the relation of the subject and the object of desire. Nowadays we must also consider how this sublimatory activity takes place in technology. From an anthropological point of view a major factor that connects man to the technological world, is the technological production of attractive objects.
Lacan calls the ‘lamella’ the libido, the pure force of a life that is indestructible. So it is sexual reproduction that introduces in life a real loss, namely individual death. 20 Lacan uses his myth that links life to death for his broader theory on sexuality. There is no sexual completion of desire; man does not complete woman, or vice versa. Not even love can bring salvation. 17, 51), Eros is bound up to Thanathos. 21 Lacan’s theory of desire hence continues on the fundamental insights of Freudian theory regarding the inseparability of Eros and Thanathos.
However, if one wants to have an idea of what Lacan means by enjoyment, the first thing to do is to let go of this confusion. Enjoyment is not pleasure! It can be found exactly there where the regulation of the psyche by means of the principles of pleasure and displeasure reaches its limits. The excitement that seizes someone who drives his car as fast as possible is not pleasure. The excitement of a voyeur who can be caught any moment in his act of looking is not simply pleasure. “Let us be clear: jouissance is not pleasure, but a state beyond pleasure; or to use Freud’s terms, it is an excessive tension, a maximum tension, while on the contrary, pleasure is a diminution of tension” (Nasio, 1998, 106); “Pleasure is always dependent on the coming and going of images that appear to me.
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