Four Lessons of Psychoanalysis

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In this delightfully readable and clearly written volume, the world renowned psychoanalyst Moustafa Safouan considers the works of Freud and Lacan. When Safouan met Lacan in 1949, he was all but ready to abandon the field due to the many contradictions and obscurities he found in Freud. Yet thanks to Lacan's early presentation of the father as real, imaginary, and symbolic, Safouan stayed on, working with Lacan until Lacan's death in 1981. One can track the evolution of Safouan's teaching through his participation in Lacan ...

Four Lessons of Psychoanalysis 2004, Other Press (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590510872

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