A Word a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

A Word a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

  Noun: jouissance Physical or intellectual pleasure, delight, or ecstasy. Origin: French, from jouir ‘enjoy’. Used by Lacan in his Ethics of Psychoanalysis, he intentionally left it untranslated to avoid the ambiguities of the word, ‘pleasure’. On 2nd September 2020, 50,000 users learned this definition. Tomorrow, a new word will...

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Online Debating & Lectures

Online Debating & Lectures

The Great Courses Plus The Great Courses Plus makes lifelong learning and personal enrichment available to anyone, anywhere. The content-rich, unique courses provide you with a world of knowledge designed to expand your horizons, deepen your understanding, and foster epiphanies. Watch hundreds of courses & lectures when you start a...

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Property and the Pandemic

Property and the Pandemic

When the UK went into lockdown, the property market was artificially frozen. Between March 26th and May 12th, the nation was banned from moving house. With estate agents ordered to stop doing business, huge swathes of the property industry were temporarily shut down, and around £82bn in house sales were...

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