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Pleasure and Epistemology (Freud’s Outline of Psychoanalysis)

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anxiety / epistemology / freud / pleasure principle / psychoanalysis / superego / surface tension

It is right here and right now that we must ask: is our knowledge about to commence or already at its end? The question is not as straightforward as it appears. The issue is whether HERE — right here where we are right now, at the intersection of sensation and the conscious act, at the imbrication of the mental series into physical ‘reality’– are we at the beginning of what we know, or at the […]