INTRODUCTION TO THE STRUCTURE OF ANXIETY I. Anxiety in the Net of Signifiers II. Anxiety, Sign of Desire III. From the Cosmos to the Unheimlich IV. Beyond Castration Anxiety V. That Which Deceives VI. That Which Deceives Not REVISION OF THE STATUS OF THE OBJECT VII. Not Without Having It VIII. The Cause of Desire IX. Passage a l'acte and Acting-Out X. On a Lack that is Irreducible to the Signifier XI. Punctuations on Desire ANXIETY BETWEEN JOUISSANCE AND DESIRE XII. Anxiety, Signal of the Real XIII. Aphorisms on Love XIV. Woman, Truer and More Real XV. Men's Business THE FIVE FORMS OF THE OBJECT XVI. Buddha's Eyelids XVII. The Mouth and the Eye XVIII. The Voice of Yahweh XIX. The Evanescent Phallus XX. What Comes in Through the Ear XXI. Piaget's Tap XXII. From Anal to Ideal XXIII. On a Circle that is Irreducible to a Point XXIV. From the a to the Names-of-the-Father Note
Jacques Lacan (1901-1981) was one of the twentieth-century's most influential thinkers. His many works include Ecrits, The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis and the many other volumes of The Seminar.
Despite the extraordinary range and reach of his work, anxiety is really Lacan's subject. In this book - which is among the most remarkable psychoanalytic and philosophical works of our time - Lacan shows us how much more there may be to say about this fundamental experience that paralyses speech and so immobilises people's lives. Adam Phillips, psychoanalyst and writer