Saturday 25 February 2012
9.30am – 5.00pm
Australian Institute of International Affairs
124 Jolimont Rd, East Melbourne 3002
9.30am — 10.45am
The question of origins: between Freud and Darwin
11.00am — 12.45pm
On psychoanalysis and neuroscience
2.00pm — 3.15pm
On the myth of wish-fulfilment
3.30pm — 4.45pm
How biological are the drives, really?
Entry is free.
Jim Hopkins has published widely on psychoanalysis in philosophical and other leading journals. He is Visiting Professor at University College London, and Reader (Emeritus) in Philosophy at King’s College London. He is an editor of Mind. His current research interests include issues in psychoanalysis such as the death drive, Freud and Darwin, representation, and problems of consciousness.