Journal article

A PSYCHOANALYTIC ETHICS FOR SCREEN AESTHETICS? THE CASE OF SPRING BREAKERS

Alison Horbury

Cinema | NEW UNIV LISBON, IFILNOVA-NOVA PHILOSOPHY INST | Published : 2019

Abstract

In The Ethics of Psychoanalysis Jacques Lacan posits the work of the psychoanalytic clinic as an ‘ethics of the singular’: a practice that aims not at revealing ‘a universal truth’ but, rather, the ‘particular truth’ of self-knowledge that ‘appears to everyone in its intimate specificity.’ This...

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