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Pathologising security through Lacanian desire
Charlotte Heath-Kelly

resolution. This is what follows from the ‘splitness’ of subjectivity. Our splitness in the world drives a quest for an impossible state of unity. As Jeanne Schroeder neatly explains, ‘it is easy to presume that the reason we feel lacking is that we lack some thing ’ ( 2003 ). Desire, in Lacanian theory, revolves around a fantasy about a ‘thing’ that will resolve the lack. The

in Death and security