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About Jacques Lacan
Jacques Lacan was a French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst whose notable ideas such as the Mirror phase and The Symbolic not only influenced numerous French intellectuals but also had a great impact on post-structuralism and French philosophy. He also made name for himself as an interpreter of the works of Austrian psychoanalyst and neurologist Sigmund Freud.
He was the oldest of three children born to Emilie and Alfred Lacan. He got married to Marie-Louise Blondin in 1934. The couple had their first child, Caroline, in 1937. Their second child, Thibaut, was born in 1939.
He and his family had a bitter quarrel when he decided to abandon religion and become an atheist in the 1920s.
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Famous quotes by Jacques Lacan
As is known, it is in the realm of experience inaugurated by psychoanalysis that we may grasp along what imaginary lines the human organism, in the most intimate recesses of its being, manifests its capture in a symbolic dimension.Jacques Lacan
The knowledge that there is a part of the psychic functions that are out of conscious reach, we did not need to wait for Freud to know this!Jacques Lacan
We emphasize that such a form of communication is not absent in man, however evanescent a naturally given object may be for him, split as it is in its submission to symbols.Jacques Lacan
Jacques Lacan's Popularity
Jacques Lacan was a famous French psychoanalyst and semanticist, who was born on April 13, 1901. As a person born on this date, Jacques Lacan is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (April 13) and the 12th most popular for the year (1901).
People born on April 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Jacques Lacan is the 794th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Jacques Lacan's birthday, Jacques Lacan is the 112th most famous French and ranks 39th in famous people born in Paris, France.
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