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April 20 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:15pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

**Class is cancelled on Saturday, April 13**

This seminar will address the very ambivalent and volatile relationship between psychoanalysis and philosophical discourse. The ongoing tension between the epistemological grounding of psychoanalysis and the inexact art and “science” of interpretation needs a reexamination. Given the dominance of Behavioral and cognitive psychology and the relegation of Psychoanalysis to an upper class luxury with very little impact on everyday life, thinking on the Left must reevaluate the contemporary context of psychopathology in the light of its all too forgotten transformative potential.

To register, please purchase tickets from Institute for the Radical Imagination.

Instructor

  • Michael Pelias
    Michael Pelias has taught Philosophy at LIU Brooklyn for nearly 30 years and a founding member of the journal, Situations: Project of the Radical Imagination, a founder of the Institute for the Radical Imagination. His latest essays are “The Greek Boat People: Exile and Creativity,” and “Disaster Unionism: lessons … Read More ›

Details

Date:
April 20
Time:
2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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Venue

The People’s Forum
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
Phone:
347-695-1095
Website:
https://peoplesforum.org/