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Lacan

[ luh-kahn, ‑-kahn ]

noun

  1. Jacques, 1901–81, French philosopher and psychoanalyst.


Lacan

/ lakɑ̃ /

noun

  1. LacanJacques19011981MFrenchMEDICINE: psychoanalystWRITING: structuralist Jacques (ʒak). 1901–81, French psychoanalyst, who reinterpreted Freud in terms of structural linguistics: an important influence on poststructuralist thought


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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.

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Barthes, Derrida, Foucault and Lacan were starting to develop the ideas that would revolutionize the humanities.

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