Metaphysics Psychoanalysis

Badiou, The Event, and Psychiatry, Part 1 (Vincenzo Di Nicola)

The following is the first part in a two-part installment. This article was originally published online in the blog of the American Philosophical Association, November 2017. I: Trauma and Event  Philosophy is either reckless or it is nothing. —Alain Badiou, Second Manifesto for Philosophy [1] Instead of being reckless, as Badiou demands of philosophy, by which […]

Political Theology Psychoanalysis

Lacan, Levinas, And The Politics Of The Subject (Joshua Lawrence)

Psychoanalysis has undeniably played a significant role in the development of theories critical of the social landscape. In addition to fostering a new model for self-reflection, it has functioned as a vehicle for the proliferation of subjectivities distinct from the consecrated forms of cultural life. Consequently, I will suggest here that it has an important […]