To be a Lacanian doesn’t mean to believe everything Lacan ever said, but to have the courage to reinvent psychoanalysis whenever one is confronted with the need to do so.
Key point 2
Lacanian theory spread from Europe to South America and the Anglophone world; currently, Lacan’s ideas are present in diverse fields such as architecture, business management, gender studies and art.
Key point 3
Reading Lacan is still important today because he is one of the most significant 20th century French thinkers; his work continues to be controversial, and he forces the reader to set aside preconceptions.