Christos Tombras is a supervising psychoanalyst practicing in London. He lectures, runs workshops and facilitates reading groups; his main research interest is in a dialogue between continental philosophy and psychoanalysis. His book "Discourse Ontology: Body and the Construction of a World, from Heidegger through Lacan" is out from Palgrave (2019).
The rationality paradox
Attributing credulity to sloppy thinking or ignorance is tempting, but doesn't advance our understanding of...
Burning down the house
'The pain of those who have lost or will lose access to their land and roots... is very difficult to picture. Near...
Dreams coming true
'This dream occupies the whole second chapter of Freud's 1899 seminal, Interpretation of Dreams. He uses it as a...
Who is it that I am?
'Identity is what we’ve got, and at the same time it is what we haven’t got.'
‘ "What you aspire to as revolutionaries”, continues Lacan barely audible now, “is a master. You will get one.” '
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: ReviewLin Shu, author of the Quixote
This year marks the 405th anniversary of Cervantes’ death. The Instituto Cervantes in Shanghai has decided to honour...