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A Reading of an Ethics of Psychoanalysis from Freud's Formulation of Das Ding in the 'Project for a Scientific Psychology'
ByHelen Sheehan
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Rilke asked in his letters, 'how is it possible to live when the fundamental of things, our life, is so incomprehensible,—when we are always inadequate in love, wavering in our determination and impotent in the face of death—how is it possible to exist?' (Rilke 1988: 264).