Media: Language and the Unconscious
In a conversation with Ehsan Azari Stanizai discussing French
psychiatrist Jacques Lacan, the relationship of language to the
(un)conscious is touched on.
'...this unconscious is always producing its effect in these linguistic
tropes and also in the gaps, and also in the lapses in our speaking, or
in our written discourse, or in our spoken discourse; those things that
we are not talking... when language fails to produce its effect as a
communicative means, then that is the eruption of unconscious.'
Is this related to Chomsky's idea of E- and I-Language?
Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ehsan-azari/lacan-western-
|Date Posted:||October 12, 2011|