By Eszter Salgó
Psychoanalytic Reflections on Politics: Fatherlands in moms’ fingers is a playful exploration of the way people’s wishes, fantasies, and feelings form political occasions and social phenomena. It highlights the legendary resources of today’s political tasks, the ability of political mind's eye, and the functionality of symbolism in political suggestion. Eszter Salgó argues that the driver for the formation of political groups is delusion – ‘illusions’ in a Winnicottian feel, ‘phantasies’ in a Lacanian feel, ‘phantoms’ as defined by means of Nicolas Abraham and Maria Torok, and ‘dreams’ as interpreted via Sándor Ferenczi. She introduces the metaphor of the ‘fantastic relatives’ as a symbolic illustration of political groups, either to mirror on people’s deeply felt wish to locate in public existence the solution, love, and wholeness of early formative years, and to unveil the political elite’s readiness to don the masks of the ‘ideal parent’.
The publication is split into elements. the 1st a part of the e-book explores the theories of Donald Winnicott and Jacques Lacan: the matrimony at the degree of politics among the ‘good-enough mom’ and the Symbolic Father which inaugurates the tale of democracy’s ‘fantastic family’. the second one half provides the ‘fantastic households’ of chosen international locations reminiscent of Hungary, Italy, and the world neighborhood to provide an explanation for the proliferation of cosmogony initiatives, and to record the failure of the political elites to provide a passable functionality in their maternal and paternal functions.
Psychoanalytic Reflections on Politics: Fatherlands in moms’ fingers presents a brand new means of contemplating the paintings of politics, according to the certainty that folks understand fact via mind's eye and subconscious myth. it is going to be of curiosity to psychoanalysts, and teachers from around the disciplines of politics, psychology, anthropology, sociology, philosophy, literature, and paintings.
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