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Name-of-the-Father

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Fundamental Signifier
The [[Name-of-the-Father]] both confers [[identity]] on [[human]] [[subject]]s (by situating them in a lineage and the [[symbolic]] [[order]]), and [[signification|signifies]] the '''[[Oedipus complex|Oedipal]] [[law|prohibition]]''', the ''''no'''' of the [[incest]] [[taboo]].
If =====Foreclosure=====The [[foreclosure]]] of this [[fundamental signifier]] is ''', or its expulsion from the [[foreclosedsubject]]''' (not included in the '''s [[symbolic order|symbolic universe]]'''), is said by [[Lacan]] to be the result is mechanism that triggers '''[[psychosis]]'''.
=====Paternal Metaphor=====
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