Society's symbolic order and political trials: toward sacrificing the self for the "Big Other".

  • Avi Lubin
  • Published 2005 in American journal of psychoanalysis

Abstract

The need to establish a borderline between legitimate and illegitimate political trial is one of the central societal discourses. In this paper the author claims that the issues are complex and that a political trial can remain legitimate as long as it is not dealing with a confrontation with the symbolic order on which the society (and the court itself) is… (More)

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@article{Lubin2005SocietysSO, title={Society's symbolic order and political trials: toward sacrificing the self for the "Big Other".}, author={Avi Lubin}, journal={American journal of psychoanalysis}, year={2005}, volume={65 4}, pages={367-79} }