Jean Laplanche: the refoundation of Freudian thought

Recently deceased J. Laplanche made important contributions to the Psychoanalytical Theory, which are explored in this article. In an in-depth study of texts by Sigmund Freud, Laplanche clarified ambiguities, reformulated concepts without undermining fundamental theories. Retrieving the Theory of Seduction, abandoned by Freud in 1897, Read more…