Sergio Benvenuto

Sergio Benvenuto is a psychoanalyst and philosopher, and researcher at the National Council for Scientific Research (CNR) in Rome, Italy.  From 1995 to 2020 he was the editor of the European Journal of Psychoanalysis, and he is member of the Editorial Board of American Imago. He has a contributed to journals such as Telos, Lettre Internationale, Journal for Lacanian Studies, L’évolution psychiatrique, American Imago, Division/Review, Psychoanalytic Discourse. Benvenuto’s research has been on Freud and Lacan, Wittgenstein and ethics, Plato’s philosophy of Eros, Theory of Fashion, Theory of populism, and Monotheisms (with J.-L. Nancy). His publications, in various languages, include: Perversion: Psychoanalytic Perspectives / Perspectives on Psychoanalysis (London: Karnac, 2006, pp. 59-78); with A. Molino, In Freud’s Tracks (New York: Aronson, 2008); What Are Perversions? (London: Karnac, 2016); Conversations with Lacan (London: Routledge, 2020).

Philosophy World Democracy

It will not be a world democracy, since it must be the people themselves who create themselves and arrange themselves. Rather, we affirm a democratic essence of the world: peopled by all the living and by all the conversing, wholly configured by their existence and by their words.