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Author Chetrit-Vatine, Viviane.

Title Ethical Seduction of the Analytic Situation : the Feminine/Maternal Origins of Responsibility for the Other
Published Karnac Books, 2014
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Series Psychoanalytic ideas and applications series
Psychoanalytic ideas and applications series.
Contents COVER -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- ABOUT THE AUTHOR -- PREFACE -- Introduction -- PART I ON A POSSIBLE CONTRIBUTION OF LEVINAS'S THOUGHT TO CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOANALYSIS -- Introduction to Part I -- CHAPTER ONE Ethics and psychoanalysis -- CHAPTER TWO Asymmetrical responsibility for the other as the analyst's ethic -- PART II AT THE BEGINNING OF LIFE: PRIMAL SEDUCTION, PASSION, AND ETHICAL EXIGENCY -- CHAPTER THREE The asymmetry of the primal situation: primal seduction and some elements of the Laplanchian theory of generalised seduction -- CHAPTER FOUR Maternal passion, the analyst's passion, or the primacy of affect -- CHAPTER FIVE The ethical exigency at the beginning of life and the need for ethics in analysis -- PART III THE ORIGINS OF SUBJECTIVE APPROPRIATION IN ANALYSIS, THE ANALYST'S PASSION, AND THE ETHICAL SEDUCTION OF THE ANALYTIC SITUATION -- CHAPTER SIX Subjective appropriation in analysis -- CHAPTER SEVEN The ethical seduction of the analytic situation -- PART IV A NEW PSYCHOANALYTIC STATUS FOR ETHICS? THE FEMININE- MATERNAL ORIGINS OF THE CAPACITY FOR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE OTHER -- Introduction to Part IV -- CHAPTER EIGHT Psychoanalytic hypotheses -- CHAPTER NINE The feminine-maternal origins of ethics -- CHAPTER TEN Conclusions -- EPILOGUE The analyst's anxiety or ethical awakening -- APPENDICES -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
Summary According to Jacques Andre, ""the patient's encounter with the analyst is a scene of seduction, the seductive statement being that of the fundamental rule or the invitation to address that which is most intimate or personal to a complete stranger."" But the practice of psychoanalysis can only unfold if there is a strict respect for ethics. The words seduction and ethics, which at first sight seem mutually exclusive, are thus, as Viviane Chetrit-Vatine shows, at the heart of the analytic perspective. Viviane Chetrit-Vatine takes as her starting-point an encounter, which is not necessarily consen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Psychoanalysis -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Psychoanalysis -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306460492