Law and the Unconscious

A Legendre Reader

  • Editors
  • Peter Goodrich

Part of the Language, Discourse, Society book series (LDS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Peter Goodrich
    Pages 1-36
  3. Peter Goodrich
    Pages 37-66
  4. Peter Goodrich
    Pages 67-71
  5. Peter Goodrich
    Pages 72-94
  6. Peter Goodrich
    Pages 95-97
  7. Peter Goodrich
    Pages 134-136
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 255-270

About this book


Law and the Unconscious is the first work of the French legal philosopher Pierre Legendre to appear in English. Trained as a lawyer, a historian and a psychoanalyst, the work of Pierre Legendre has consistently confronted law with the teaching and methods of psychoanalysis. The present collection of essays addresses a fascinating and diverse set of themes including the doctrinal regulation of tears, dance and law, the desire for the absolute, the war of texts, and the power of images.


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