Articles

Death and Civilisation

“Nature rises up against us, majestic, cruel and inexorable.” —Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion Freud’s The Future of an Illusion and Civilization and its...

Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part II.

This is a follow-up of the article Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part I. Now, I would like to cover several themes which I consider to...

The Quality of Free Association as an Expression of a Relationship With a Psychoanalyst

The concept of free association is based on one-person psychology – only the analysand’s conflicts and inner dynamic are usually considered when the content...

How can a psychoanalytically oriented clinician transform society?

These days, many people from all around the world are afraid of the current socio-political situation. Many educated people often express the wish to...

Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis

The aim of this article is to introduce the reader to the general outline of Lacanian psychoanalysis by providing a rudimentary introduction to some...

Rosine Perelberg: Après coup, crypt and the work of the negative

During the Otto Fenichel and His Legacy Conference in Prague in October 2017, we had a chance to meet some of the most prominent...

Adrienne Harris: It is unlikely that politics is absent from your clinical practice

Adrienne Harris is one of the leading personalities of Relational psychoanalysis. Among other things, she is an Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues journal and...

The Great Gatsby: A Freudian Analysis

Freud considered psychoanalysis to be “first and foremost an art of interpreting” (Freud, 1961a, p. 12). In this paper, our aim is to apply...

Adrienne Harris: The next generation of psychoanalysts should understand the importance of freedom

Adrienne Harris is one of the leading personalities of Relational psychoanalysis. Among other things, she is an Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues journal and...

Rosine Perelberg: Murder of the dead father, history and psychoanalysis

During the Otto Fenichel and His Legacy Conference in Prague in October 2017, we had a chance to meet some of the most prominent...