Dialoghi della rivista di psicoanalisi

The psychoanalytic identity: five hypotheses for discussion Giovanni Foresti

The psychoanalytic identity: five hypotheses for discussion Giovanni Foresti “That which is different from something is different by something, or in some respect, so that it is necessary that something wherein they differ should be the same…” Aristotle, METAPHYSICS  If you look up the topic of “identity” in the pages of the glorious Einaudi Encyclopaedia you … Continue Reading »

Migration: surviving the inhumane Virginia de Micco

Migration: surviving the inhumane Virginia de Micco Where thought runs aground it is necessary to insist on thinking (H. Arendt) What greater scandal could there be than “getting used” to an experience of inhumanity, making it almost an everyday experience? – an ordinary, almost usual experience which seems to lose its exceptional, extra-ordinary character, inundating … Continue Reading »

The Identity of the Analyst Giovanni Foresti, Andrea Marzi, Lucio Russo Comments by Michael Parsons

Commentary on:   Lucio Russo: ‘The analytic identity of the analyst and its paradoxes’. Giovanni Foresti: ‘The psychoanalytic identity: five hypotheses for discussion’. Andrea Marzi: ‘The analyst’s identity and the digital world: a new frontier in psychoanalysis’.   Michael Parsons   Giovanni Foresti tells us that ‘the word “identity” is not part of the vocabulary … Continue Reading »

The Identity of the Analyst Giovanni Foresti, Andrea Marzi, Lucio Russo Comments by Joseph Triest

The Identity of the Analyst Giovanni Foresti, Andrea Marzi, Lucio Russo Comments by Joseph Triest     Thomas Ogden (1992) begins his paper, “The Dialectically Constituted/decentered Subject of Psychoanalysis. Part I – the Freudian Subject,[1]” by quoting the opening words of Hamlet’s first act, spoken by a guard: “Who’s there?” The question can be attributed … Continue Reading »