Dear readers. Palgrave.com has provided a new deal for the purchase of a PDF version of my book on autism: The Autistic Subject: On the Threshold of Language. Until tomorrow (3rd of December 2020) you can get it for 11.99€ instead of 93€. Palgrave MacMillan is an academic publisher and, accordingly, they price their books… Continue reading My new book for 11.99€
On the 3rd of December, 8:00PM Berlin time, Dr. Peter Schneider and I will have an online discussion on contemporary approaches to autism at the International Psychoanalytic University's (IPU). In this LIVE online event, we will examine the subject of autism, exploring the many facets of the psychoanalytic understanding of autistic subjectivity today. How is… Continue reading Library Talk at IPU Berlin
This week my interview with Dr. Vanessa Sinclair was published in her podcast Rendering Unconscious and on YouTube. In the interview I talk about segments of my new book on autism and about my personal involvement with autism. Dr. Sinclair was a gracious interviewer and I hope those of you that are interested in my… Continue reading Video Interview on The Autistic Subject
After a long production process my new book on the subject of autistic subjectivity is out. You can find it now in e-book version or hard-cover version on the publisher's website. In the book I progress my thesis that autism is a unique mode-of-being that cannot be reduced to what psychoanalysis defines as neurosis, perversion… Continue reading The Autistic Subject – my new book is out!
Here is a short talk on the singularity of autistic writing. It is quite clear that the approach of autistic writers to autism is very different than the approach of psychotic writers to psychosis. In this talk I briefly present some points that distinguish the two. https://youtu.be/3gRWL9TX9rg Interview with Berlin Psychoanalytic
Leo Kanner, an American psychologist, was one of the first practitioners to differentiate what we know today as "autism" from the field of childhood psychosis. Assessing a variety of characteristics in the behaviour of his autistic patients, he went on to identify two main behavioural categories - aloneness, and sameness. Aloneness is characterised by Kanner as… Continue reading Autistic Sameness: Lacan with Amanda Baggs