Author Archives: Jacques Siboni

1era Source: Workshop clinical topology #18 Sinthome, Sexual Intercourse/Report and Joyce

#18 Sinthome, sex and Joyce

Sinthome and sex in Joyce

Sinthome, this path of sublimation described by Lacan, takes a particular form in James Joyce. It crystallizes in an unusual relationship to the other sex, a form of folie a deux.
Thanks to Gerard Crovisier which brings its lighting.

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1era Source: Workshop clinical topology #17 Repetitions

#17 Repetitions

Automata et Repetition Automatism

How is the repetition compulsion a special form of automatum? This is an attempt to answer, (but not very satisfactory for my taste). An example is given from a piece from the album “Mechanical Music” of Carla Bley.

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1era Source: Workshop clinical topology #16 Degrees of Freedom

#16 Degrees of freedom

Degrees of freedom in the acts of the subject

One can speak of choice and free will; J. Lacan showed, by mathematical examples that all of the present choices are constrained by the past of the subject. This session will continue in the workshop #17, specifically focused on the repetition compulsion

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1era Source: Workshop clinical topology #15 Phallus

#15 Phallus

The phallus object and the one who owns it

The phallus, an object so different from penis, has the particularity, of being able to be possessed by only one at a given moment. What gives it to the owner and gives it to the lacking one?

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1era Source: Workshop clinical topology #14 Reality, Hallucination in psychosis

#14 Reality, hallucination in psychosis

Reality & hallucination in psychosis

The passage from an object of reality to an object of desire is largely transformed when a fundamental signifier is forclosed . The object of the reality is then transformed into hallucination.

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Introduction to GCAS Lectures

Global Center for Advanced Studies is hosting a series of lectures about
Freudian-Lacanian psychoanalysis

YouTube has canceled all of the accesses to our workshops. So far without any explanations. But this situation is very problematic since these recordings were very popular.
As a consequence all of the sources are now available as a first source on Lutecium:
Topology Workshops

Introduction to GCAS Lectures

1era Source: Workshop clinical topology #13 Reality Object, Desire Object

#13 Reality Object, Desire Object

From one object of reality to an object of desire

What is the proximity between objects which our senses perceive and the consciousness we have about? If it is very thin, then some of our objects of desire are hallucinatory.

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1era Source: Workshop clinical topology #12 Projective Plane

#12 Projective plan

The projective plane

The projective plane has been widely used by Jacques Lacan, essentially in its cross-cap presentation. What is a projective plane? Is the cross-cap the most appropriate way to account for the human psyche?

On rails:
— the discourse of the master says: “the rails are parallel”
— the discourse of the hysteric says: “I see that the rails converge to a common point”
— The academic discourse says: “the rails are parallel AND join on a projective point”
— the analytic discourse says: “the subject is structured as a projective space”

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1era Source: Workshop clinical topology #11 Intension, Extension

#11 Intension, extension

Psychoanalysis, pass, in intension, in extension

Pass in intension or extension, psychoanalysis in intension or in extension, what happens when Lacan uses these terms? It seems he uses these qualifiers in a sense that is far away from the logical one

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Knowledge Representation Systems written in Common LISP

KL-One, Classic, PowerLoom are knowledge representation systems using first order logic, taxonomies, and automatic concept classification by reasoning capabilities. A short presentation during the 2014 European Lisp Symposium in Paris.
The symposium is accessible at this place

Knowledge Representations

YouTube has canceled all of the accesses to our workshops. So far without any explanations. But this situation is very problematic since these recordings were very popular.
As a consequence all of the sources are now available as a first source on Lutecium:

At the IRCAM Paris

KL-One, Classic, PowerLoom