David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Hypatia 10 (2):41 - 55 (1995)
This essay engages in a debate with Nancy Fraser and Dorothy Leland concerning the contribution of Lacanian-inspired psychoanalytic feminism to feminist theory and practice. Teresa Brennan's analysis of the impasse in psychoanalysis and feminism and Judith Butler's proposal for a radically democratic feminism are employed in examining the issues at stake. I argue, with Brennan, that the impasse confronting psychoanalysis and feminism is the result of different conceptions of the relationship between the psychical and the social. I suggest Lacanian-inspired feminist conceptions are useful and deserve our consideration.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Karen J. Warren (1987). Feminism and Ecology: Making Connections. Environmental Ethics 9 (1):3-20.
Louise Gyler (2010). The Gendered Unconscious: Can Gender Discourses Subvert Psychoanalysis? Routledge.
Marion Smiley (1993). Feminist Theory and the Question of Identity. Women and Politics 13 (2):91-122.
Imelda Whelehan (1995). Modern Feminist Thought: From the Second Wave to "Post-Feminism". New York University Press.
Jan Campbell (2000). Arguing with the Phallus: Feminist, Queer, and Postcolonial Theory: A Psychoanalytic Contribution. Distributed in the Usa Exclusively by St. Martin's Press.
L. Jason Glynos (2000). Sexual Identity, Identification and Difference: A Psychoanalytic Contribution to Discourse Theory. Philosophy and Social Criticism 26 (6):85-108.
Joan B. Landes (ed.) (1998). Feminism, the Public and the Private. Oxford University Press.
Dorothy Leland (1989). Lacanian Psychoanalysis and French Feminism: Toward an Adequate Political Psychology. Hypatia 3 (3):81 - 103.
Added to index2011-05-29
Total downloads9 ( #177,589 of 1,410,035 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #177,059 of 1,410,035 )
How can I increase my downloads?