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Definition of "lacanian" []

  • Of or relating to the ideas of the French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, esp his interpretations of language and linguistics in psychoanalytic contexts (adjective)

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Use "lacanian" in a sentence
  • "To answer these questions, I have used a lacanian interpretation of his texts, making a connection between psychoanalysis and structural linguistics, considering the former as a form of healing through words."
  • "The lacanian unconscious is labyrinth - like structured, ignores logic, the time dimension and expresses itself by metaphors."
  • "Zizek!, and I could have sworn I heard him say he's a "cartesian-lacanian" at one of his lectures (maybe I misheard him?)."
  • "There are no significants in lacanian psychoanalysis, as the significant doesn’t’ mean anything."
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