[ luh-kahn, ‐kahn ]
/ ləˈkɑ̃, ‐ˈkɑn /
Jacques, 1901–81, French philosopher and psychoanalyst.
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How to use Lacan in a sentence
Lacan, by the way, once you read Kojève’s exegesis on Hegel, if you do read Lacan, you realize that like a lot of Lacan is just literally ripping off Kojève.
Barthes, Derrida, Foucault and Lacan were starting to develop the ideas that would revolutionize the humanities.
British Dictionary definitions for Lacan
Jacques (ʒak). 1901–81, French psychoanalyst, who reinterpreted Freud in terms of structural linguistics: an important influence on poststructuralist thought
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