ON THE INVENTION OF PSYCHOANALYSIS

In this paper I deal with the subject of what is usually known as “discovery of the unconscious” atttibuted to Sigmund Freud. I establish, perhaps for the first time in our discipline, a contrast among “discovery”, “invention”, “production” and “creation” of psychoanalysis and its main concept: the unconscious, focusing my magnifying glass on Lacanian references to the differences separating them. Continue reading