February 11, 2014

Response to Review: ‘Our Boys Go In’

The Sun always did go in for simplification. My association to the Falklands War is my experience in a Careers Office where all the staff except myself and the youth worker sat eating lunch and waving Union Jacks. I remarked, ‘Don’t you realise people will get killed as result of this?’ This broke no ice […]

February 11, 2014

Review: The Temptations of Narcissism

Narcissism: A Critical Reader Ed. Anastasios Gaitanidis with Polona Curk, London: Karnac 231pp. £19.99 ISBN-13: 978-1-85575-453-9 This is a stylishly presented and well-edited collection of papers about one of the most notoriously difficult topics in psychoanalysis. The concept of narcissism cannot be understood without differentiating and disentangling it from other key concepts in the Freudian […]

February 10, 2014


Sitegeist is a space for thinking and questioning philosophy and psychoanalysis, which aims at a change in Geist–spirit, mind, intellect, wit, genius and morale. Emerging from the Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, with its commitment to exploring the extended field of psychoanalytic thinking and engaging with the traditions of European thought, Sitegeist seeks to contribute to […]