The pathways of transgression (Bataille and Lacan)

Transgression is a stigmatized notion, often forgotten or attributed by the psychoanalytical doxa to a particular structure: perversion. Transgression reminds violation, disorder, freedom. But paradoxically, this particular freedom depends on the law, to the point that law and transgression can sometimes be confused. We shall see how transgression is bound to the concepts of desire, fantasy and enjoyment, through the contribution of Bataille and Lacan, stressing similarities and differences between these two authors, doubtless "transgressors".

Desire; fantasy; enjoyment; prohibition; limit


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