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Logic of Sexuation

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In the seminar ''[[Encore]]'', Lacan proposed what he called "formulas of sexuation" to set down the basic structures of male and female sexuality.
In his book ''Totem and Taboo'', Freud had argued that at the mythic origin of society lay a primal horde, in which a jealous and greedy father enjoyed all the women.
Hence Lacan can say that women are "not-all" in the field of the symbolic castration, even if the whole dynamic in question only exists owing to the initial presence of this symbolic dimension.
[[Category:Jacques Lacan]]

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