Merleau-Ponty, In Memoriam : September 1961: Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on September 1, 1961

In English:

Merleau-Ponty, In Memoriam (14 March 1908 – 3 May 1961)

Translated by Wilfried Ver Eecke and Dirk De Schutter

Note : This is the first English translation of this article, which originally appeared in a special MerleauPonty Issue of Les Temps Modernes. Nos. 18586, pp. 245254, and is translated with the kind permission of Les Temps Modernes and Dr. JacquesAlain Miller. Wilfried Ver Eecke is professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University; Dirk de Schutter is a doctoral candidate in Philosophy at Georgetown University

a) Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry, Vol 18 (1/2/3), p73-81, 1982-1983

b) Reprinted in Keith Hoeller (ed.): 1993: Merleau-Ponty and Psychology: Atlantic Highlands, NJ, Humanities Press: p73-81

Available at  /lacan


See Richard G. Klein’s website,, available here

In French:

a) Maurice Merleau-Ponty: Les temps modernes, 1961, vol 184/185: p245-254

b) Published by École Lacanienne de la Psychanalyse at ‘pas tout lacan’, here  Available here

c) Published in  Autres Écrits: 2001 : p175-186.  See Autres Écrits: 2001 : Jacques Lacan  or here  for further information


Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst in Sandwich, Kent & London


Other texts

Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan: Information here

Of the clinic : here

Lacanian Transmission : here

Some Lacanian History : here

Topology : here

From LW working groups : here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud here

By Jacques Lacan here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here

By Julia Evans here