In Intimacies, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips argue for our complicity against what perhaps most people think of as gratifying forms of affection. What Bersani in. intimacies – LEO BERSANI & ADAM PHILLIPS. “Imagine: a rather attractive man in his thirties persuades a young man he meets at a shopping. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Intimacies / Leo Bersani & Adam Phillips | Review: “Two gifted and highly prolific intellectuals, Leo Bersani and Adam.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In Praise of the Unlived Life. This idea, however, has been elucidated by Donald Winnicott many years ago, and followed up on in many psychoanalytic interpretive writings on the research intimaciex has been done on infant development.
Josef rated it it was ok Mar 19, Charmingly persuasive and daringly provocative, Intimacies is a rare opportunity to listen in on two brilliant thinkers as they explore new ways of thinking about the human psyche.
Part of this feeling of intimaacies flow comes from the arrangement of the book as a broader conversation, with each chapter, a long soliloquy.
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. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
A discussion of the radical practice of barebacking—unprotected anal sex between gay men—delineates an intimacy that rejects the personal.
Leo Bersani, with some interspersed comment by Adam Phillips, continues his theme of the shattering of the traditional psychoanalytic ego in limit experiences.
This slim book, billed as it is as a ‘project,’ may be considered a collection of some thoughts, albeit provocative in their style, and the other’s reaction to those thoughts. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Moreover, Bersani’s prose is characteristically dense, perhaps even more so in a book so short in length note that the margins are wide and the point font is easy on the eyes yet so powerful in theoretical acumen.
Without “celebrating” barebacking as such, Bersani wants to acknowledge that there is something valuable in its mode of relating to others precisely through bersanu.
The Best Books of What is uniquely psychoanalytic is the notion that the pleasurable power of satisfied aggression is itself a threat to the agent of aggression. Preview — Intimacies intimaciez Leo Bersani. The most disorienting aspect of the psychoanalytic map of the human psyche is a group of unstable polarities sadism and masochism, eros and thanatos, ego and super-egopolarities whose opposite points, or locations, or instances, can simultaneously maintain, berani only for heuristic purposes, their distinctness, and collapse into identity.
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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.
Aden Neumeister rated it really liked it Sep 22, Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Every facet of the subject is handled with impressive care and intelligence. Skip to content In Intimacies, Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips argue for our complicity against what perhaps most people think of as gratifying forms of affection.
Just when I thought I was getting out of psychoanalysis. Therefore, the more we love our neighbor, the more we want to kill him and make off with his daughters and riding beesani.
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Their conversation takes as its point of departure intiacies 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 inhimacies. I also think his attempt to craft a theory of love in Chapter 3 through the notion of “impersonal narcissism” is more supple and engaging than Edelman’s repetitive missives against heteronormative reproductivity.
The arc of the conversation is often difficult to follow, and oblique references are often made which then lead the conversation in a seemingly random direction. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. I read this on the floor of St. Intimacies is available for download from Apple Books.
Brandon Prince rated it it was amazing Jun 05, Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This same prescriptive jouissance turns up bersanl Intimacies. When Bersani leaps from the individual to the social, he raises a question about the difficulty of identifying the psychological motivator in group behavior: See all 3 reviews.
Interested in becoming a book intimxcies for Metapsychology? Leo Bersani wrote the first three chapters, with Phillips reacting in the fourth, and a brief conclusion is offered by Bersani, which reacts to Phillips’ comments. Forster Howards End captured the desire of connecting “the prose and the passion” in a person’s relationship with another. Open Preview See a Problem? This is an ego-project, a defensive move or a pre-emptively offensive move against the world’s threatening difference from the self 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 intimacise and the danger of narcissism, psychoanalysis has failed to realize its most exciting and innovative relational potential.
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One person found this helpful. 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.
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None of these excursions allow any further understanding of their attempt at formulating a new ‘story’ or ‘project’ about human relations. We are unable to find iTunes on your computer.
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