However, in Lacan's post-war works the term is used in quite a different sense.
Taking up Freud's argument about Leonardo's homosexuality, Lacan goes on to argue that Leonardo's specular identification was highly unusual in that it resulted in an inversion of the positions (on [[schema L) of the ego and the little other.
- Lacan. 1938. p.109
- Lacan. 1951b. p.15
- Freud. 1910c.
- Lacan, Jacques. Le Séminaire. Livre IV. La relation d'objet, 19566-57. Ed. Jacques-Alain Miller. Paris: Seuil, 1991. p.433-4