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Two gifted and highly prolific intellectuals, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips, here present a fascinating dialogue about the problems and possibilities of human intimacy.
This revolutionary way of relating to the world, they contend, could lead to a new intimaceis freedom by mitigating intimaciss horrifying violence we blithely accept as part 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. Opening the iTunes Store. Persuasive and provocative, “Intimacies” is a rare opportunity to listen in on two brilliant thinkers as they explore new ways of thinking about the human psyche.
Intense narcissistic pleasure sexualizes satisfied aggression.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This revolutionary way of relating to the world, they contend, could lead to a new human freedom by mitigating the horrifying violence we blithely accept as part of human nature.
Bragi Thorfinnsson rated it really liked it Aug 27, We beraani over in-depth reviews of a wide range of bersaani and DVDs written by our reviewers from many backgrounds and perspectives. Therefore, the more we love our neighbor, the more we want to kill him and make off with his daughters and riding mower.
intimacies – LEO BERSANI & ADAM PHILLIPS
I read this on the floor of St. None of these excursions allow any further understanding of their attempt at formulating a new ‘story’ or ‘project’ about human relations. This same prescriptive jouissance turns up in Intimacies.
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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 bdrsani ego is identical to the shattering of the ego.
Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die.
Return to Book Page. Celina Nateram rated it really liked it Jun 28, 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 importance of self-knowledge and the danger of narcissism, psychoanalysis has failed to realize its most exciting and innovative relational potential.
Learn how your comment data is processed. What is uniquely psychoanalytic is the notion that the pleasurable power of satisfied aggression is itself a threat to the agent of aggression. Hardcoverpages. If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop. Bersani and Phillips at once dream of shattering the ego and, in their own distinct voices, display its miraculous, tragicomic persistence.
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Adam Phillips is a psychoanalyst, visiting professor in the Department of English at York University, the general editor of Penguin Modern Classics’s Freud translations, and the author of twelve books, including Going Sane and Side Effects. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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. Book ratings by Goodreads.