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BOOK PRESENTATION

Lacan and the English Language
Jean-Pierre Cléro

translated by Jacques Houis
Agincourt Press, The Sea Horse Imprint, 2020

Saturday, June 5, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ONLINE VIA ZOOM


In Lacan and the English Language Cléro reveals the extent to which Lacan was influenced by English-language psychoanalysts, philosophers, poets, and mathematicians; his erudition generating an appreciation and re-evaluation of some thinkers within that tradition. But this investigation also identifies a "missed" encounter between Lacan and the British psychoanalytic community that led Lacan to question the efficacy of the English language to translate the unconscious.

Jean-Pierre Cléro is an emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Rouen and a visiting professor at Sciences-Po in Paris. He is the author, among many other works, of Essai sur les fictions (2014), Le vocabulaire de Lacan (2002) and Y a-t-il une philosophie de Lacan? (2006).

Location: Online via Zoom. Registration details to be announced.

Fee: This event is free and open to the public.

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