chapter  20
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Apparent subject, real subject

WithNATHALIE CHARRAUD

The subject is not as excluded from current science as it is usually said to be. According to the viewpoint discussed below, the question of the sex of the subject is not reducible to biological differentiation, but leads, in particular, to that of narcissistic satisfaction. Thus Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Barbara McClintock and Georg Cantor attest to a different division of the ‘masculine’ and ‘feminine’ positions.