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Lear, J. (2004). Response to Dr Holmes. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 85(1):203.

(2004). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 85(1):203

Response to Dr Holmes Related Papers

Jonathan Lear

Jeremy Holmes has provided valuable references for anyone interested in interdisciplinary discourse between psychoanalysis and philosophy. The point of my article, though, was to look at the broad sweep of philosophy in Britain in the 20th century and ask what influence psychoanalysis had on it. From this perspective, the most striking feature is the absence of influence. In the article, I tried to investigate whether there might be deep intellectual reasons why this was so, and whether there might now be emerging some equally deep intellectual reason why this might change. (It is worth noting in passing that five of Holmes's references are to works of the 21st century; the other three were written in the last years of the 20th century. In my opinion, this serves to confirm my overall thesis.) Finally, I should again like to bring to the attention of readers Cottingham (1998). This is a fine example of a sustained essay in ethics that is centrally influenced by psychoanalytic thinking.

14 December 2003

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Cottingham J (1998). Philosophy and the passions in Greek, Cartesian and psychoanalytic ethics. Cambridge, UK: CUP.

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