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2015 | 2(7) | 7-11
Article title

Wina bez prawa. Struktura nowej iluzji

Authors
Content
Title variants
EN
Punishment without Law The Structure of a New Illusion
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
Basing his argumentation on Freud’s essay Civilisation and Its Discontents, the author poses a question about the essence of suffering which appears when the Law of the Father is suspended and no longer protects against the death drive. The author formulates a thesis that in the contemporary social space, abandoned by the Law of the Father, it is disciplinary practices that play a key regulative role, pretending to form the relations based on the law. These practices transform the drive energy of Thanatos, which then finds its embodiment in the everyday lifelessness of bureaucracy, the coolness of rules and the excess hidden beneath them. The answer to this situation is Eros, which drives people to community – yet not so much in the form of a family as of an infinite and noneconomic continuum of local games of love and death.
Keywords
EN
Freud   Žižek   Father   Law   conscience   drive  
Year
Issue
Pages
7-11
Physical description
Contributors
author
  • Instytut Filozofii i Socjologii PAN
References
  • Freud Sigmund. 1998. Kultura jako źródło cierpień, pł. Robert Reszke. W Pisma społeczne. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo KR.
  • Žižek Slavoj. 2003. Patrząc z ukosa. Do Lacana przez kulturę popularną, pł. Janusz Margański. Warszawa: Wydanwictwo KR.
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
ISSN
2084-0772
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.desklight-da837c39-7363-44b8-9574-88a5a4cc33d6
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