The Psychoanalysis of Sense : Deleuze and the Lacanian School, Paperback Book

The Psychoanalysis of Sense : Deleuze and the Lacanian School Paperback

Part of the Plateaus - New Directions in Deleuze Studies series

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Examines Deleuze's psychoanalytic and philosophical engagement with the Lacanian SchoolGuillaume Collett questions to what extent we can locate Deleuze within the Lacanian School during the late-1960s, prior to Guattari.

In so doing, he offers a new, integrated reading of Deleuze's 'The Logic of Sense' (1969) by understanding it as a 'psychoanalysis of sense', and gives a new interpretation of Deleuze's conception of philosophy itself.'The Psychoanalysis of Sense' shows that Deleuze was not merely aware of the debates animating the Lacanian School during the 1960s: he sought to contribute to them.

Emphasising his appropriation of the work of post-Lacanian Serge Leclaire, Collett shows how Deleuze constructed a more singular and immanent theory of the linguistic structure of the unconscious granting the erogenous body a larger structuring role.

Key FeaturesThe first book devoted to situating Deleuze's 1960s work on psychoanalysis within the context of the Lacanian SchoolShows how Deleuze drew on Lewis Carroll and Sacher-Masoch to immanentise the work of the Lacanian SchoolDevelops a new reading of The Logic of Sense by viewing it as a meta-philosophical precursor to What is Philosophy?

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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  • Category: Western philosophy, from c 1900 -
  • ISBN: 9781474432269

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