In his 2000 article, Melancholy and the Act, Žižek writes: The Lacanian big Other designates not merely the explicit symbolic Rules regulating social interaction but also the intricate cobweb of unwritten, implicit rules. I think this is important to remember.
0.0 – Preamble Recently, I've been doing some research/reading the idea of "the lying truth," which I'm going to try to put to use in a paper that I'm writing for the LACK conference that will be taking place in April. I started out reading Psychoanalysis has the Structure
I'm re-reading The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire (again), and today I read this. This is why the Other's question [_la question_ de l'Aurte] – that comes back to the subject from the place from which he expects an oracular reply– which takes some such form as