Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures

This collection of writings by Mark Fisher, author of the acclaimed Capitalist Realism, argues that we are haunted by futures that failed to happen Fisher searches for the traces of these lost futures in the work of David Peace, John Le Carr , Christopher Nolan, Joy Division, Burial and many others

Lacan on Love: An Exploration of Lacan's Seminar VIII, Transference

Quintessentially fascinating, love intrigues and perplexes us, and drives much of what we do in life As wary as we may be of its illusions and disappointments, many of us fall blindly into its traps and become ensnared time and again Deliriously mad excitement turns to disenchantment, if not deade

Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Since its inception, psychoanalysis has been hailed as a revolutionary theory of how the mind works, whilst some of its ideas such as the Oedipus complex have become part of everyday conversation In Psychoanalysis A Very Short Introduction, Daniel Pick offers a lucid, lively, and wide ranging surv

In the Mind Fields: Exploring the New Science of Neuropsychoanalysis

Everywhere I looked it seemed that we were being defined by what our brains were doing Everywhere, there were hucksters and geniuses, all trying to colonize the new world of the brain I d never been a science person, Casey Schwartz declares at the beginning of her far reaching quest to


Probably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj i ek explores the concept of event , in the second in this new series of easily digestible philosophy What is really happening when something happens In the second in a new series of accessible, commute length books of original thought, Slavoj

Absolute Recoil: Towards A New Foundation Of Dialectical Materialism

Philosophical materialism in all its forms from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj i ek s argument in this pathbreaking and eclectic new work Recent his