Inherent in Jacques Lacan’s Founding Act of June 21, 1964 is the reality that the relationship between leader and group is a permanent problem. Within his innovation Lacan highlighted a possible way to forge one’s own way rather than become a disciple who follows a master. This is the onerous and creative task faced by those who have the desire to pass the baton that Freud first wielded.
Barry O’Donnell: “An feidir an chúis Freud agus Lacan á dheileadh ón chúis an Phiarsaigh?” (Can the Cause of Freud and Lacan Be Turned out of the Cause of Pearse?): Ireland and the Transmission of Psychoanalysis
Donna Redmond: Squaring the Circle—The Impossibility of Psychoanalysis
Eve Watson: A ‘Quare’ Scene: Psychoanalytic Praxis and the Other in IrelandBarry O’Donnell practices psychoanalysis in Dublin, where he directs the Psychotherapy Programmes of the School of Medicine, U. College Dublin and the School of Psychotherapy, St. Vincent’s U. Hospital. A member of the Irish School for Lacanian Psychoanalysis, he is Chair of its editorial board and a contributor to its journal The Letter.
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