Adultery, 214-215
Almodovar, Pedro:
Tie Me Up, Tie Me
Down,193
Althusser, Louis, 180, 190
Anderson, Michael: If,loo
Anti-Semitism, 108-IIO, 217
Anxiety,139
Asceticism: in early Christianity, 171
Augustine, Saint: on music, 20-22; as a
political intellectual, 174-175; Western
subjectivity and, 158, 174-178
Beauty: of the feminine corpse, 72-73
Berger, John, 71
Berkeley, George: theory of vision, 39 -41
Blindness, 33-49
Bounty:
mutiny on HMS
Bounty, 98-100
Brecht, Bertolt, 231
Brown, Peter, 156, 157, 160, 163
Campion, Jane:
The Piano, 193
Castration: symbolic, 75, lo7-IlO, 217,
226
Catholic Church: music and, 21-23
Chion, Michel, 92
Choice: forced, 129,232
Christianity: parallels between early
Christianity and contemporary extreme
Left, 169; sects in early Christianity,
165-167; sexuality and, 157-178
Index
Class struggle, II3, 239
Condillac, Etienne: on blindness and
vision, 42-44
Contingency: in love, 129-131, 134
Cynicism, 100-101
Dahlhaus, Carl, 224
Derrida, Jacques, Il-13, 19,94, Il2, 216;
versus Lacan, 16
Descartes, Rene, Il6; on vision and blind-
ness, 32-35, 47
Desire, 184-186; versus demand, 188;
as the desire of the Other, 195; versus
drive, 243
Diderot, Denis de, 46
Double, 136-137
Drive, 69-70, 244; death, 140, 228-233
Enlightenment, 100, Il7, 143; and blind-
ness, 32
Fantasy, 47-48,101; desire of the Other
and, Il7; phantasmatic specter, lIl-II3;
"traversing the fantasy," Il7-Il8
Father, 75, 80, 83-85;
jouissance
of the, 27;
paternal symbolic authority, 108-109
Flaubert, Gustave, 132, 223;
Madame
Bovary, 213-4
Foucault, Michel, 66,158-162
Freud, Sigmund,
59-60, 69, 81-82,137-
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