The Third – Lacan – Extract


It is not because the unconscious is structured like a language that lalangue does not have to play against its own enjoyment, since it is made up of this very enjoyment. ((1)) The subject supposed to know, who is the analyst in the transference, is not supposed in error, if he knows what the unconscious consists of, in being a knowledge that is articulated from lalangue, the body that speaks only being knotted to it by the real that it enjoys. (“The Third”)

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