A Special Issue for the Centenary of “Beyond the Pleasure Principle”


Jenseits des Lustprinzips

Sigmund Freud / Mohammad Mobasheri

Pen Name: The Eternal Return of the Same Thing

Iradj Esmaeilpūr Ghūchāni

La Mise en Place du Concept de Jouissance chez Lacan

Marie-Christine Laznik / Farid Derafshi

Capitalism and Death Drive

Ali Hadāvand

Enjoyment Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Antigone, Julian of Norwich, and the Use of Pleasures

Paul Miller / Maryam Vahidmanesh

Aggression-Annäherung an das Thema vom Alltag her

Alexander Mitscherlich / Mohammad Mobasheri

Psychoanalytical Reflections

La fin de la cure

Alain Vanier / Farid Derafshi

A Maladroit Introduction to Conceptual Analysis of Maternal Affect

Mortezā Karbalāeilū

Father or worse: Review of Telemachus Complex

Nāzanin Shahbāzi, Amirali Alimohammadi

Interdisciplinary Reflections

Reflections on Historical Psychology of Iranian People

Dāriush Rahmaniān

Review of Modernity and It’s Other: a report

Hossein Mesbāhiān, Ebrahim Towfigh, Hosseinali Nowzari

Psychoanalysis and Literature

Psychoanalyse und Literarische Moderne, Zu den Anfӓngen einer dramatischen Beziehung

Thomas Anz / Mohammad Mobasheri

Another Glance at Fathers and Sons in Shāhnameh (The Book of Kings)

Amirhossein Māhuzi

Courtly Love from a Psycho-literary Perspective

Meysam Bāzāni

List of Contributors

Iradj Esmaeilpour Ghouchani

Doctorate in anthropology from University of Munich, Free-lance researcher in the interdisciplinary field of anthropology and psychoanalysis.

Siamak Zarifkar

Lacanian psychoanalyst, social psychology, sociology and political science from University of Honover.

Masoud Mehrpour

Neurologist, Faculty of Iran University of Medical Sciences, Chair of Stroke Association.

Hassan Makāremi

Paris-based Lacanian psychoanalyst and researcher at Sorbonne Université.

Mohammad Mobashery

Translator of various psychoanalytical titles from German into Persian such as Freud’s “Civilization and Its Discontents”, “Five Essays on the Technique of Therapy” (a compilation of Freud’s papers on technique) and “The Wisdom of Life” by Schopenhauer, Dr. Mobashery is also a physician and received his Doctorate degree from Universität Berlin.

Claude-Noël Pickmann

A Paris-based Lacanian psychoanalyst and member of Espace Analytique and Fondation Européenne pour la Psychanalyse, Dr. Pickmann has authored many papers on various psychoanalytical issues, particularly on hysteria.

Farideh Eisāvand

Studied Philosophy and Psychoanalysis at the London University, King’s College and the Middlesex University, as well as Center for Freudian Studies in London and was analysed by a Lacanian analyst from New Lacanian School (NLS). She has authored various papers in Persian and English on Freudian-Lacanian psychoanalysis.

Hādi Rahimi Dānesh

Member of International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) and Swedish Psychoanalytical Association (Spaf), Swedish Center for Psychotherapy, Sweden’s Foundation for Group Analysis, Leadership & Organizational Studies. Besides other accomplishments, Dr. Rahimi Dānesh also holds a Ph. D. in psychology.

Hosseinali Nozari

Dr. Nozari earned his Ph. D in political sciences from University of Tehran. Besides being a university professor, he is also a theoretician in political sciences. He has published several titles such as Rereading Habermas, Formulating Modernity and Post-Modernity . He has also translated various titles, among them: Philosophy of history, methodology and historiography, The postmodern condition: a report on knowledge and A third world proletariat?

Gerard Pommier

A Lacanian psychoanalyst and Psychiatrist, Professor Emeritus of Université Paris 7 , Prof. Pommier is a founding member of Fondation Européenne pour la Psychanalyse (FEP) and member of Espace Analytique and a former protégé of François Dolto and Jacques Lacan.