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You must be logged in to post a comment. Leo Bersani wrote the first three chapters, with Phillips reacting in the fourth, and a brief conclusion is offered by Bersani, which reacts to Phillips’ comments. Customer Ratings We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 9. Freud’s most profound originality, it seems to me, is to propose not only that satisfied aggression is accompanied by an erotic excitement, that it produces a narcissistic jouissancebut also, and more radically, that the sexualizing of the ego is identical to the shattering of the ego.
He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including The Freudian Body: Aden Neumeister rated it really liked it Sep 22, Learn how your comment bersanu is processed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want bersabi read. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. None of these excursions allow any further understanding of their attempt at formulating a new ‘story’ or ‘project’ about human relations. Psychoanalysis makes a concession to categorical ways of thinking by providing different, even opposing, definitions of narcissism, sadism, masochism, but psychoanalytic thinking lies outside of categorical thought.
Intimacies by Leo Bersani
The beloved becomes a lover as a result of being bersan … I call this love impersonal narcissism because the self the subject sees reflected in the other is not the unique personality central to modern notions of bersan. In pursuit of new forms of intimacy they take up a range of concerns across a variety of contexts.
Jenny intimaciies it really liked it Jul 29, Sreddy berani it really liked it Nov 06, Masha rated it liked it Dec 01, Freud distinguishes between, on the one hand, the narratives of both the sexual act leading up to and climaxing in orgasm and sexual development leading up to and climaxing in heterosexual genitality and, on the other hand, something like the very essence of the sexual that would consist in a shattering of ego boundaries produced by any number of “unaccountable,” unclassifiable objects.
Our desire to come together in a meaningful relationship with another — although always cognizant of the fact that we may feel ‘unutterably alone’ at times — is the crux of our persistent attempts at intimacy.
The death drive as a drive to destroy others would add very little to a fundamentally nonpsychoanalytic Hobbesian view of human nature. Description Two gifted and highly prolific intellectuals, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips, here engage in a fascinating dialogue about the problems and possibilities of human intimacy.
This review was very smart, and dead-on. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The mother recognizes the potential for growth relationally in her infant, and conveys this to the infant. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die.
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While this format is much like a real-life conversation, where neither partner may have a long-term plan for argumentation or, if they do, can not enact itin book form, much is lost. A discussion of the radical practice of barebacking—unprotected anal sex between gay men—delineates an intimacy that rejects the personal.
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This reviewer is familiar with Adam Phillips’ work, but not Leo Bersani’s — and the content of Intimacies offers little to the psychologically or literary minded audience; nor does Intimacies seem to offer an interesting or thoughtful discourse on the idea of achieving an impersonal intimacy “without needing to personalize it.
Overview Music Video Charts. What all these very different stimuli have in common is their ability to set affect free from psychic organization; unbound affect produces the excitement of jouissance.
intimacies – LEO BERSANI & ADAM PHILLIPS
This is part of the difficulty; many chapters sides of the conversation begin strongly in one direction but quickly diverge and begin to range widely. Rudy Oldeschulte trained in psychoanalysis with Anna Freud, and teaches psychology and ethics at a local community college.
Their conversation takes as its point of departure psychoanalysis and its central importance to the modern imagination—though equally intimscies is their shared sense that by misleading us about the importance of self-knowledge and the danger of narcissism, psychoanalysis has failed to realize its most exciting and innovative relational potential. Their conversation takes as its point of departure psychoanalysis and its central importance to the modern imagination—though equally important is their shared sense that by misleading us about the importan Two gifted and highly prolific intellectuals, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips, here present a fascinating dialogue about the problems and possibilities of human intimacy.