Hermeneutics Psychoanalysis

Thinking With One’s Feet – Lacanian Theories Of Textual Engagement, Part 3 (William J. Urban)

The following is the third part in a three-part installment. The first part can be found here and the second here. The Real Lacan: Sublime Object of Texts We have hinted that many of the paradoxes and contradictions involved in the topological constitution of the subject which eventually lead Lacan to shift his emphasis onto […]

Psychoanalysis Psychology of Religion

Lacan As “Spiritual Director” – On The Relationship Between Psychoanalysis And Christian Mysticism, Part 2 (Mark Murphy)

The following is the second installment of a three-part series.  The first can be found here. What Does Lacan Mean When He Says That Spiritual Direction is a Demand for Truth? Lacan is first clear in stating that spiritual direction was a demand for truth. It is telling that he does not equate it with […]