Panel: Love and Jouissance

July 21, 2015

LOVE AND JOUISSANCE:
CONVERSATIONS WITH LACAN ON FEMININE SEXUALITY

"Psychoanalysis reveals the unconscious as sexuated in nature. Tied to the ontological question of how to be a woman or a man, the unconscious fails to fully represent an answer to such question. Comparing feminine to masculine sexuality, Freud asserted that “the sexual life of adult women is a ‘dark continent’” and he confessed that the question “that I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ‘What does a woman want?’" *

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