Lacan's Antigone: The sublime object and the ethics of interpretation

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Abstract

In 1959, Lacan presented Sophocles' Antigone as a model of pure desire for his seminar on The Ethics of Psychoanalysis. For Lacan, it is the beauty of Antigone's choice of a Good beyond all recognized goods that makes her a model for an ethics of creation as opposed to conformity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-14+192
JournalPhoenix
Volume61
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 2007

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