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Virtual Insanity: Social Media with Jacques Lacan, Pt. 1

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This article originally appeared on The Partially Examined Life

I’ve been aware of Lacan through semiotics and literary criticism for several years, and over the past weeks I’ve found it impossible to develop my understanding of this aspect of his thought without also studying Lacan the psychoanalyst and philosopher of the self.i But what I want to do is simply to relate some of my own views on the digital phenomena of our age to some of Lacan’s ideas, as I (mis)understand them Read the rest of this entry

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