Irigaray, Feminism and Psychoanalysis

Gumus F., ER S. E.

BEYTULHIKME-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY, cilt.9, ss.819-841, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.18491/beytulhikme.1465
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.819-841


Luce Irigaray's works are closely related to psychoanalysis. She quite benefits to destroy the masculine structure of Western philosophy. On the other hand, her criticisms related to Freud and Lacan are a great deal of remarkable, too. Because According to Irigaray, both Freud and Lacan are a philosopher who inside of masculine language and grammar to work. In this context, in this study within the framework of Irigaray's relationship with psychoanalysis will be discussed some criticism of what she made to Western philosophy. Within these criticisms, Irigarayan a feminine subjectivity and possibility of language will be investigated and within this possibility, the relationship of "mother-daughter" will be tried to exposition over the criticisms of Irigaray that aim to Plato's cave myth.