How to Make a Paranoid Laugh

Francois Roustang attacks the claims that psychoanalysis makes to scientific method and the production of objective theory.

How to Make a Paranoid Laugh
Or, What Is Psychoanalysis?

Francois Roustang. Anne C. Vila, Translator

1999 | 208 pages | Cloth $59.95 | Paper $26.50
Cultural Studies | Psychology
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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Nobody
2. Uncertainty
3. The Effectiveness of Psychoanalysis
4. On the Epistemology of Psychoanalysis
5. The Laboratory of Cruelty
6. The Components of Freud's Style
7. On Transference Neurosis
8. Pedagogue or Mystagogue
9. Transmitting Anxiety
10. On the End of Analysis and Self-Hypnosis as a Cure
11. In Certain Cases
12. The Cure
13. Condition of Liberty
14. What Does it Mean to Be a Psychoanalyst?
15. Dream, Imagination, Reality

Notes
Acknowledgments
Index