My discourse proceeds in the following way: each term is sustained only in its topological relation with the others.

Jacques Lacan | Book XI: The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis


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LX:62 | More Than I Know

This is one of the essential things I said [...] analysis can be distinguished from everything that was produced by discourse prior to analysis by the fact that it enunciates the following, which is the very backbone of my teaching - I speak without knowing it. I speak with my body and I do so unbeknownst to myself. Thus I always say more than I know (plus que je n’en sais). (119)


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Lacan, Jacques. The Seminar of Jacques Lacan Book XX: On Feminine Sexuality: The Limits of Love and Knowledge (Encore 1972-1973).  Trans. Bruce Fink.  Ed. Jacques-Alain Miller.  W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1998. 


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