Questions tagged [jacques-lacan]

Questions about the French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Jacques Lacan (1901-1981) and his works. His writings have been published in volumes such as 'Écrits' ('Writings') and 'Le Séminaire' ('The Seminar'). Lacan was believed to be a charlatan by Noam Chomsky and several other critics.

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How does Lacan and Derrida performing an example of a point, obfuscate their writing?

Source: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism (2013 1 ed). p. 241. In fact, when you see language as something that uses you, reflects your unconscious, and determines ...