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On the Names-of-the-Father - Lacan, Jacques, and Fink, Bruce (Translated by)
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What astonishing success the Name-of-the-Father has had! Everyone finds something in it. Who one's father is isn't immediately obvious, hardly being visible to the naked eye. Paternity is first and foremost determined by one's culture. As Lacan said, "The Name-of-the-Father creates the function of the father." But then where does the plural stem from? It isn't pagan, for it is found in the Bible. He who speaks from the burning bush says of Himself that He doesn't have just one Name. In other words, the Father has no proper ...

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On the Names-of-the-Father 2015, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745659923

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On the Names-of-the-Father 2013, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745659916

Hardcover