Complexes tickling the $ubject

Gildersleeve, Matthew (2016) Complexes tickling the $ubject. Humanities, 5 (4):85. pp. 1-27.

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This article continues my earlier work of reading Jung with Lacan. This article will develop Zizek’s work on Lacan’s concept of objet petit a by relating it to a phenomenological interpretation of Jung. I use a number of different examples, including Zizek’s interpretation of Francis Bacon, Edvard Munch, Hans Holbein and Johann Gottlieb Fichte, to describe the objet petit a and its relationship to a phenomenological interpretation of complexes. By integrating other Lacanian concepts, such as subject, drive, fantasy, jouissance, gaze, desire, and ego as well as the imaginary, symbolic and Real, this work also highlights how Hegel and Heidegger can elucidate the relationship between objet petit a and complexes. Jung’s transcendent function and the Rosarium Philosophorum also elucidate the relationship between Jung and Lacan.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
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Item Status: Live Archive
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Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2018 23:25
Last Modified: 27 May 2021 23:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: Jung; Lacan; Zizek; Heidegger; Nietzsche; Hegel
Fields of Research (2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1901 Art Theory and Criticism > 190102 Art History
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220318 Psychoanalytic Philosophy
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220309 Metaphysics
Fields of Research (2020): 36 CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 3601 Art history, theory and criticism > 360102 Art history
50 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 5003 Philosophy > 500320 Psychoanalytic philosophy
50 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 5003 Philosophy > 500309 Metaphysics
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