Can One Speak of a Perverse Social Bond?

By Christian Hoffmann

The Lacanian definition of perversion as a saturation of the lack in the Other by means of the drive object is incompatible with the neo-liberal philosophy of the social bond and its definition of an autonomous subject who recognizes the Other as a locus of otherness in a social bond woven by the commodification of the body and its forms of jouissance.


  • perversions
  • Lacan
  • neo-liberal philosophy
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