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Resistances of Psychoanalysis In The Three Essays That Make Up This Stimulating And Often Startling Book, Jacques Derrida Argues Against The Notion That The Basic Ideas Of Psychoanalysis Have Been Thoroughly Worked Through, Argued, And Assimilated The Continuing Interest In Psychoanalysis Is Here Examined In The Various Resistances To Analysis Conceived Not Only As A Phenomenon Theorized At The Heart Of Psychoanalysis, But As Psychoanalysis S Resistance To Itself, An Insusceptibility To Analysis That Has To Do With The Structure Of Analysis ItselfDerrida Not Only Shows How The Interest Of Psychoanalysis And Psychoanalytic Writing Can Be Renewed Today, But These Essays Afford Him The Opportunity To Revisit And Reassess A Subject He First Confronted In An Essay On Freud In They Also Serve To Clarify Derrida S Thinking About The Subjects Of The Essays Freud, Lacan, And Foucault A Thinking That, Especially With Regard To The Last Two, Has Been Greatly Distorted And MisunderstoodThe First Essay, On Freud, Is A Tour De Force Of Close Reading Of Freud S Texts As Philosophical Reflection By Means Of The Fine Distinctions Derrida Makes In This Analytical Reading, Particularly Of The Interpretation Of Dreams, He Opens Up The Realm Of Analysis Into New And Unpredictable Forms Such As Meeting With An Interdiction When Taking An Analysis Further Is Forbidden By A Structural LimitFollowing The Essay That Might Be Dubbed Derrida S Return To Freud, The Next Is Devoted To Lacan, The Figure For Whom That Phrase Was Something Of A Slogan In This Essay And The Next, On Foucault, Derrida Reencounters Two Thinkers To Whom He Had Earlier Devoted Important Essays, Which Precipitated Stormy Discussions And Numerous Divisions Within The Intellectual Milieus Influenced By Their Writings In This Essay, Which Skillfully Integrates The Concept Of Resistance Into Larger Questions, Derrida Asks In Effect What Is The Origin And Nature Of The Text That Constitutes Lacanian Psychoanalysis, Considering Its Existence As An Archive, As Teachings, As Seminars, Transcripts, Quotations, Etc Derrida S Third Essay May Be Called Not Simply A Criticism But An Appreciation Of Foucault S Work An Appreciation Not Only In The Psychological And Rhetorical Sense, But Also In The Sense That It Elevates Foucault S Thought By Giving Back To It Ranges And Nuances Lost Through Its Reduction By His Readers, His Own Texts, And Its Formulaic Packaging



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    It probably deservesthan 3 stars but it sabstruse than usualreliant on texts from which I am at this point distant, making comprehension difficult.


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About the Author: Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida was the founder of deconstruction, a way of criticizing not only both literary and philosophical texts but also political institutions Although Derrida at times expressed regret concerning the fate of the word deconstruction, its popularity indicates the wide ranging influence of his thought, in philosophy, in literary criticism and theory, in art and, in particular, architectural theory, and in political theory Indeed, Derrida s fame nearly reached the status of a media star, with hundreds of people filling auditoriums to hear him speak, with films and televisions programs devoted to him, with countless books and articles devoted to his thinking Beside critique, Derridean deconstruction consists in an attempt to re conceive the difference that divides self reflection or self consciousness But eventhan the re conception of difference, and perhapsimportantly, deconstruction works towards preventing the worst violence It attempts to render justice Indeed, deconstruction is relentless in this pursuit since justice is impossible to achieve.