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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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Between Language and Jouissance Princeton: On more specific areas of symptomatology, three books by the aforementioned Darian Leader are worth checking out: A Primer Of Freudian Psychology. It is only in this context that his work can be truly understood and appreciated, insofar as understanding Lacan is possible to begin with.

I enjoy learning from such people. Whilst he divides opinion amongst Lacanians, these two works in particular are a pleasure to read.

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September 15, Imprint: Passion for the Human Subject. The appendices includes a list of terms buttonholes, fundamental fantasy, etc and a list of books and lectures where Lacan and Freud discuss these terms.

For this reason, I can see how this book would also suit the psychoanalytically minded c After having a go at Lacan’s writings directly- I fell back to the common piece of advice: As I expected it is a extense list, although some of the titles like Bruce Fink and ZiZek I already was into, so it reduces a little my further reading.

Books by Bruce Fink. The reader will find him or herself following Lacan’s development of the ideas of the subject meaning psychoanalytic patient and the structures that create personality and personhood as they evolved through his lifetime.


Frances rated it it was amazing Feb 07, This doesn’t prevent him from being quite dense at moments, but the book is fascinating, informative and easy to grasp for the most part.

Nov 05, Toby Wiggins rated it it was amazing. A Hole in the Head. Introductioh see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Conner Silverstein rated it really liked it Aug 04, Psychoanwlysis 12, Dimitris Vasiadis rated it it was amazing.

Dec 31, Grace rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. One bit of information I will mention, however, is that in going into an overview of Lacan from a clinical perspective, Fink is forced to cut some corners on the theory side of things. I will most likely read this again.

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. Basically to understand and read Lacan, this list recommends not reading Lacan.

A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Theory and Technique

I would strongly recommend two of his books, Making Minds and Madness: Lacan Clinicao Blog News. Fink is a decent enough writer, but the Lacanian method he outlines in the book is awful. Lacan was apparently angered by its appearance inat a time when Lacan dominated the French psychoanalytical scene.

Fink manages to make most of Lacan readable, but I’ll admit to becoming a bit glassy-eyed by the end. Jun 30, Tom Meade rated it really liked it.

CB – March 30th, at At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or introfuction language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


Fink has published two: A Psychohistory of Metaphors. This book discusses Lacanian theory as a clinical practice– taking it out of the abstract philsophical realm to explain how it is introudction applied in the field, which is a truly unique endeavor.

In recent years, he has authored mysteries involving a character based on Jacques Lacan: Seeing how Lacanian theory happens in practice makes the finer points of the theory easier to grasp.

A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis by Bruce Fink

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Notions that are used in various contexts in other author’s works, like the ‘Real,”object a,’ etc.

A Manual for Clinical Psychodiagnostics does a good job of situating Lacanian psychoanalysis within the wider context of modern mental health treatments, and engaging with them on terms that are their own. I’d love to see more how psychoanalysis can be practically used to aa patients, which we don’t see much of.

In the last ten to fifteen years that has changed greatly. The Fundamentals of Psychoanalyeis Technique. Jorge Rodighiero rated it really liked it Mar 30, I am often visiting lacanonline. 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.