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Jacques Lacan – L’Étourdit – The Second Turn – Chapter 4


THE LETTER 50 Summer 2012, pages 1-21


These benefits even though supported by a second-saying, are nonetheless established from it, by the fact that they allow it to be forgotten.


That is the cutting edge of our enunciating at the start.  The first said, ideally from the spontaneity of the analyser, only has its structure-effects from the fact that saying ‘parsoit’, in other words that the interpretation makes it parètre.


In what does this parètre consist?  In that producing ‘true’ cuts: to be strictly understood as closed cuts by which topology does not allow to be reduced to the out-of-line-point nor, which is the same thing, to only make an imaginable hole.

L’Étourdit – The Second Turn – Chapter 4

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