By Fadi Abou-Rihan
Most commentators pass judgement on Deleuze and Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus as both a Medusa into whose face psychoanalysis can't yet stare and endure the main abominable of deaths or a well-intentioned yet completely faulty flash within the pan. Fadi Abou-Rihan indicates that, up to it truly is an insightful critique of the assimilationist vein in psychoanalysis, Anti-Oedipus is still absolutely devoted to Freud’s so much singular discovery of an subconscious that's procedural and dynamic. furthermore, Abou-Rihan argues, the anti-oedipal venture is a convention the place the technological know-how of the subconscious is made to obey the legislation it attributes to its item.
The final result is little short of the “becoming-unconscious” of psychoanalysis, a changing into that signs neither the repression nor the demise of the perform however the transformation of its rules and techniques into these of its item. Abou-Rihan tracks this turning into along Nietzsche, Winnicott, Feynman, Bardi, and Cixous with a purpose to reconfigure wish past the kinds of topic, lack, and tragedy. Firmly grounded in continental philosophy and psychoanalytic perform, this ebook extends the anti-oedipal view at the subconscious in a unconditionally new path.
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Deleuze and Guattari: A Psychoanalytic Itinerary (Continuum Studies in Continental Philosophy) by Fadi Abou-Rihan