A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis by Bruce Fink The Lacanian Subject by Bruce Fink Jacques Lacan by Sean Homer Return to Freud by. Bruce Fink, A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Theory and Technique published by Harvard University Press in Errata p. 15, epigraph: . Read “A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis” by Bruce Fink with Rakuten Kobo. Arguably the most profound psychoanalytic thinker since Freud.

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This book was recommended to me as a good place to begin understanding what Lacan’s work is about. I’m exceedingly grateful his therapeutic method is so neglected in North America. An Essay on Interpretationwhich is worth checking out too. He served as Professor of Psychology from to at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is currently an affiliated member of the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. The Psychopathology of Everyday Life. Jean Laplanche is to my mind one beuce the very few analysts who can give Lacan a run for his money when it comes to the reading of Freud.

These are the readers Bruce Fink addresses in this clear and practical account of Lacan’s highly original approach to therapy. Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety.

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Quotes from A Clinical Introd Although it does sound as an exaggeration, this is one of the best books ever written.

Trivia About A Clinical Introd Whether or not I would follow this line of advice is a wholly different matter, but this actually is a book for psychotherapists, not philosophers. For this, of course, he has another book: It gives a brief rundown of some basic psychoanalytic concepts and then lays out some fundamental features of different subjects e.


A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis by Bruce Fink

Repetition, the Compulsion to Repeat, and the Death Drive. Michael Conklin rated it it was amazing Jan 24, Theory and Technique Cambridge: Psychoanalytical Reference Works To help the reader of Lacan through all laccanian psychoanalytic jargon littering the field and there is plenty! Essays on the Pleasures of Death.

Jul 17, David rated it did not like it.

However, it is definitely showing of Fink’s own understanding and brilliance when he is able to reduce complex ideas at least, for Americans such as the ‘jouissance’ into an accessible formulation–when pleasure becomes pain. The illustrative value of this project can hardly be overstated.

Reading Lacan – Where to Start? |

Written by a clinician for clinicians, Fink’s introduction is an invaluable guide to Lacanian psychoanalysis, how it’s done, and how it differs from other forms of therapy. While elucidating many of Lacan’s theoretical notions, the book does so from the perspective of the practitioner faced with the pressing questions of diagnosis, which therapeutic stance to adopt, how to involve the patient, and how to bring about change.

In the last ten bruve fifteen years that has changed psychoanqlysis. You can find a copy of the interview here link downloads the Word doc.

A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Theory and Technique

But Fink is really like valuable beyond measure for Lacanianism because of his dual introductions this a I would say that you really need to read Bruce Fink’s book The Lacanian Subject before you can really grasp this, but ultimately it’s an incredibly valuable introduction to Lacanian psychoanalysis.

Grasps Lacan excellently and one could posit that the comprehensive reframe even gives birth to some new meanings through a unique point psychoanalyysis view.

Fink has published two: Fink manages to make most of Lacan readable, psycuoanalysis I’ll admit to becoming a bit glassy-eyed by the end.


You submitted the following rating and review. September 15, Imprint: The Title Of The Letter. Between Winnicott and Lacan. The Ego and Analysis of Defense. Dec 31, Grace rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Well rounded and accessible. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No trivia or quizzes yet. But truly, Fink’s book is an outstanding accomplishment and an Jacques Lacan is often confusedly lumped in with “post-structuralism”, but Fink here presents Lacanian psychoanalysis at its most rigorously structuralist.

Internationalizing the History of Psychology. Open Preview See a Problem? This is brilliant and essential reading. Dec 28, Alan Scott rated it really liked it.

Reading Lacan – Where to Start?

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Paperbackpages. Books by Bruce Fink. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. I suppose it helps that Fink is dealing with most of Lacan’s notions in expressly clinical terms. The reader will find him or herself following Lacan’s development of the ideas of fimk subject meaning psychoanalytic patient and the structures that create personality and personhood as they evolved through his lifetime.

Muses, Madmen, and Prophets. I’m already relatively familiar with Lacanian theory, and it’s evident that Fink performs a sort of reduction upon many of the most important concepts in his thought i.

His series of lectures are published in French as the Problematiques.

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