An obtuse enigmatic sadist who enjoyed torturing his students and other psycho-analytic theorists by writing in an intentionally obscure style. He made Derrida look like Mr. Clear and Concise. His only saving grace is that his ideas are so sparse and insignificant compared to Jung, that most likely he will be forgotten in the grander scheme of history.
Lacan's symbolic ideas are pure imaginary, and thus have nothing to do with the real.

If I have to read Lacan again, I will blow a hole in my brain; then again, reading Lacan is virtually blowing a hole in one's brain. Is this repetition with a difference?
by Philosophy Not Theory April 5, 2010
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A Pirate with a higher intellect then usual pirates. Tends to be a smartass most of the time.
That Lacan made fun of me.
by w00t October 25, 2004
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The little boy who was 18, had no friends, threatened to commit suicide, and has no penis
Look! It's Lacans older brother!
by Harrabcat March 31, 2004
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The greatest psychoanalyst ever - believed that all things derived from the lack - and that reaching a zero point of desire was impossible- fuck you zizek lets not traverse the fantasy- he kicked deleuze and guatarri's asses every day.
Every single day.
Lacan (even tho he had the girlie middle name marie) was a pimp. A PIMP I TELL U
by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri December 22, 2005
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It would be fair to say that there are few twentieth century thinkers who have had such a far-reaching influence on subsequent intellectual life in the humanities as Jacques Lacan. Lacan’s “return to the meaning of Freud” profoundly changed the institutional face of the psychoanalytic movement internationally. His seminars in the 1950s were one of the formative environments of the currency of philosophical ideas that dominated French letters in the 1960s and’70s, and which has come to be known in the Anglophone world as “post-structuralism.”
Both inside and outside of France, Jacques Lacan’s work has also been profoundly important in the fields of aesthetics, literary criticism and film theory. Through the work of Louis Pierre Althusser (and more lately Ernesto Laclau, Jannis Stavrokakis and Slavoj Zizek), Lacanian theory has also left its mark on political theory, and particularly the analysis of ideology and institutional reproduction.
by Dancing with Fire October 4, 2011
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Lacan Agosto is a prophet for profit
Word to the Lacan Agosto you gon make it out the hood
by Lacan Agosto November 29, 2021
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