The Real and the Group : 2000 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on January 1, 2000

Translated by Véronique Voruz : Psychoanalytical Notebooks of The London Circle: Spring 2000: : vol 4, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis: Spring 2000 : p9-34.  : Now also published in Psychoanalytical Notebooks : Vol 33, The Real and the Social Bond : June 2019 : p59-87

Available to download at /eric laurent 

In French :

Éric Laurent, ‘Le réel et le groupe’, on the internet.  Published at Ornicar digital and available here. No date is given for publication in French.


British Psychiatry and the War: 1947: Jacques Lacan : Availability given here

Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego : 1921 : Sigmund Freud, Published bilingual by : available here : Reference found by Bruno de Florence

Details of the 1938 presentation to the conference at Berlin : Mirror Stage: 1936, 1938, 1949, 1966: Jacques Lacan: Availability given here. Or this may be a reference to  Family Complexes in the Formation of the Individual: 1938: Jacques Lacan : Availability given here

Founding Act : 21st June 1964: Jacques Lacan : Details given here


Present without a body – absence, lack, & loss in the work of a cartel : 12th December 2020 (Zoom Intercartel Meeting) : Ganesh Anantharaman  or  here

4 PLUS ONE – The Formula of a New Mode of Social Bond : 26th June 2020 (Athens) : Frank Rollier or here


The Realism of the Cartel : 12th December 2016 : Rik Loose or here

The cartel and the real : 14th March 2014 : Catherine Lacaze-Paule or here


Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Sandwich in Kent & London


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Further posts

Lacanian Transmission here

Groups & Cartels  here

Some Lacanian history : here

Of the clinic here

Topology here

By Éric Laurent here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud here

By Jacques Lacan here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here

Translation Working Group here

Use of power here

Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Autres Écrits: 2001 : Jacques Lacan or here

By Julia Evans here

Further posts by Éric Laurent

An up-to-date list of posts by Éric Laurent : here

Lost in Cognition: Psychoanalysis and the Cognitive Sciences : 2014 : Éric Laurent

Racism 2.0 : 26th January 2014 : Éric Laurent

On the real in a psychoanalysis : 17th October 2013 : Éric Laurent

Psychosis, or Radical Belief in the Symptom : 17th June 2012 : Éric Laurent : given in Tel Aviv, Israel

Psychoanalysis & Our Time (video): 30th September 2011: New York : Éric Laurent

Against Neuro-metaphors (video): 30th September 2011 : New York : Éric Laurent

Lacan as Analysand (video): 30th September 2011 : New York : Éric Laurent

The Symbolic Order in the XXI Century: Consequences for the Treatment: July 2010: Éric Laurent

Guiding Principles for Any Psychoanalytic Act: 16th July 2006 : Rome : Éric Laurent

How to recompose the Name-of-the Father : 2004 : Éric Laurent

The Real and the Group : 2000 : Éric Laurent