Definition of Lacan, Jacques in English:

Lacan, Jacques

Pronunciation /ləˈkän/ /läˈkäN/ /ləˈkɑn/ /lɑˈkɑ̃/

proper noun

  • (1901–81), French psychoanalyst and writer. A notable poststructuralist, he reinterpreted Freudian psychoanalysis, especially the theory of the unconscious, in the light of structural linguistics and anthropology.