Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien, 2009. XII, 245 pp.
Contents: Discourse, agency and the question of evil – Lacan and narrative identity – Lacan and the question of the psychotherapist’s
ethical orientation – The contemporary context of relativity and relativism – The question of an appropriate philosophical
response to ‘global’ terrorism: Derrida and Habermas – Nature as ‘abject’, critical psychology, and ‘revolt’: The pertinence
of Kristeva – Negotiating the ‘paranoiac structure’ of human knowledge: Fowles’s The magus and Lacan – Trauma and literature:
Derrida, 9/11 and Hart’s The reconstructionist.