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Projective plan and Lacanian subject — a few examples

The projective plane is a non-orientable surface which is not representable (plongeable) in our usual three-dimensional space. After a recovery of a few definitions and properties of the projective plan, I'll give a few examples of uses that Jacques Lacan that topological object. These include performances involving the subject of the unconscious. However what is presented is not a formal mathematical work and includes trivialisations which can collide with mathematicians. Jacques B.Siboni

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The semantic field of jouissance in Lacanian speech

Jouissance is a term marked by its polysemy in its uses in French. Here I will detail in an incomplete, partial and biased way, semantic fields in which Lacan uses the term.

I will note two points in the preamble.

First, the use that is made in the law field. The enjoyment of property makes no assumption on the pleasure that the usufructuary may make.

Then the curiosity that I saw, This word is lacking in language English so that English-speaking psychoanalysts use the french Word to talk about.

In the section 2 We find the terms of enjoyment I've spotted, in the section 3, referrals from the texts written by Lacan, and in the section 4, referrals from a few seminars. Jacques B.Siboni

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