|11 Mar 2011
|4:00pm - 6:00pm
|Seminar Room 1, Dept of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane.
Rob Weatherill (Psychoanalytic psychotherapist and lecturer in psychoanalysis St. Vincent's University College Hospital, Trinity College and the Milltown Institute of Philosophy and Theology)
This work continues the psychoanalytic critique of therapy culture developed in Our Last Great Illusion.
Imprint Academic (Exeter) 2004, turning critical attention here on psychoanalysis itself. Drawing on the work Freud, Klein, Bion, Lacan, Laplanche, Z(iz(ek and others, the author also cites informed critics of psychoanalysis such as Levinas, Baudrillard, Borsh-Jacobsen, Nabakov, Steiner, Heidegger and others to develop a complex debate about
psychoanalysis and ethics in the context of post-modernism relativism and indifference.
Part of the Health and Welfare Research Group seminar series.
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