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COELHO, Luciana Norat  and  SOUZA, Mauricio Rodrigues de. Violence and culture in the Freudian thinking: the two faces of Jano Bifronte. Estud. pesqui. psicol. [online]. 2017, vol.17, n.2, pp. 744-758. ISSN 1808-4281.

Without being a new phenomenon, the violence remains a widely discussed topic in the present days and it brings challenges for various fields of knowledge. Considering the tools of psychoanalysis as particularly relevant to a debate about the subject, this article aims to research how the violence is addressed in Freud´s reflections, more specifically in its supplementary joints with culture. In methodological terms, it is a study of conceptual and historical nature that highlight in a first moment a Freudian optimism about a possible regulation of social bonds and the removal of violence. Then, it is introduced important changes made along the theoretical trajectory of Freud and it is demonstrated that the initial hypothesis is rejected. This line of research leads to the conclusion that the Freudian theory has something unique to say about the issue of violence and it stands out as an alternative front to the dominant discourse on the subjected.

Keywords : freudian discourse; violence; culture.

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