Philosophy Forum 11/02/2016- Marion Steel: Daring to Play: Art, Life and Therapy, From Heidegger to Gadamer, By Way of Barthes’ Punctum and the Paintings of Paul Klee

Dear All

continuing with our mix of art, psychoanalysis and phenomenology, this week the forum will look at the above paper.

The meeting is in the usual UL102 14:15-15:45 and the reading is available here.

With best wishes

Graham

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Philosophy Forum 12/11/2015 -Luna Dolezal: Reconsidering the Look in Sartre’s Being and Nothingness

Dear All

‘The Look’ came up in today’s discussion so I thought we could read something about it; to that end I’ve found this paper on the matter. If anyone wants to read the section in ‘Being and Nothingness’ itself, it can be found: part 3, chapter 1, section 4.

The meeting will be in UL102 14:15-15:45.

With best wishes

Graham

 

Philosophy Forum -5/11/2015: Betty Cannon ‘Sartre and existential psychoanalysis’

Dear All

this week we will continue the discussion on the excerpt from ‘Being and Nothingness’ accompanied by an additional paper by Betty Cannon entitled ‘Sartre and Existential Psychoanalysis’. The meeting will be in UL102 14:15-15:45 and the extra paper is available here.

With best wishes

Graham

Philosophy Forum 29/10/2015 -Jean-Paul Sartre: Existential Psychoanalysis

Dear All

Finally abandoning Badiou to the void, the forum will pick up on a thread previously explored only in a German sphere. This time however it is not Boss and Binswanger’s existential psychoanalytic experiment but rather Sartre’s. To be honest I didn’t know he advocated such a turn for psychoanalysis so I’m grateful to Alain for drawing my attention to this.

So this week we will be reading the section of Being and Nothingness entitled Existential Psychoanalysis which is section I of chapter 2 of part 4.

To be clear (and distinct) the meeting will be on Thursday the 29th of October 14:15-15:45 in UL102.

With best wishes

Graham

Philosophy Forum 15/04/2015 – Matthew Clarke: The Other Side of Education: A Lacanian Critique of Neoliberal Education Policy

Dear All

In pursuing things philosophical, French and education related I have found this paper which may or may not be worth reading. You are duly invited to discuss whether or not it was worth your while reading it at the usual time 14:15-15:45 and in the usual room UL102 (in the library).

With best wishes

Graham