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Interstices of the Sublime
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Interstices of the Sublime: Theology and Psychoanalytic Theory

Clayton Crockett

Abstract

This book represents a powerful theological engagement with psychoanalytic theory in Freud, Lacan, Kristeva, and Žižek, as well as major expressions of contemporary continental philosophy, including Deleuze, Derrida, Marion, and Badiou. Through creative and constructive psycho-theological readings of topics such as sublimation, schizophrenia, God, and creation ex nihilo, this book contributes to a new form of radical theological thinking that is deeply involved in the world. Here the idea of the Kantian sublime is read into Freud and Lacan, and compared with sublimation. The sublime refers to ... More

Keywords: sublimation, Freud, Lacan, Kristeva, Žižek, Kant, psychoanalysis, theology, reality, sublime

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780823227211
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823227211.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Clayton Crockett, author