Author: Rafael Holmberg
Rafael Holmberg is a Swedish-Francophone academic, brought up in Sweden, specialising in psychoanalytic theory (principally Lacan, Freud, and Laplanche), philosophy (including German Idealism, 19th-century phenomenology, French post-structuralism, Greek philosophy, and Badiou), and psychology (including cognitive and developmental psychology and neuroscience). He is interested in the paradoxes and difficulties introduced by the intervention of these subject within each other – occasionally leading to ontological-phenomenological problematics (such as in his latest publication, The Indifference of Objectivity to Difference and Identity
) and frequently implicating a diversion into film, literature, theology, and history. Rafael is based at University College London.
This article argues that the paradox of James Bond’s character (that he accords with the idea he represents precisely by deviating from it) is central to a Lacanian understanding of[…]