Alan Bass, PhD
June 12-13, 2021
Alan Bass, Ph.D is a practicing analyst in New York City. He is a training analyst and faculty member at IPTAR and the Contemporary Freudian Society, and on the graduate philosophy faculty of the New School for Social Research. He is the author of three books (Difference and Disavowal: The Trauma of Eros; Interpretation and Difference: The Strangeness of Care; Fetishism, Psychoanalysis and Philosophy: The Iridescent Thing), many articles; the translator of four book by Jacques Derrida; and the editor of the journal The Undecidable Unconscious.
Seminar Title: Freud's Cases
The seminar will review Freud's cases in order to see how he developed the theory and technique of psychoanalysis. Basic topics such as transference, resistance, the structure of neurosis, dreams will be covered. There will also be discussion of the many problematic areas of the cases.
Selections from Studies on Hysteria; selections from The Interpretation of Dreams, Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (Dora), Schreber, Rat Man, Wolf Man.
"Nothing human is alien to me" --Terrence
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