Dr. Samo Tomsic

Institute of Philosophy

Scientific Research Center of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Novi trg 2


1001 Ljubljana


Forschung und Projekte

Derzeitige Position(en)

Research Assistant

Aktuelle(s) Projekt(e)

Cogito and the Unconscious. The research project focuses on the history of the notion of the subject from Descartes to Lacan. It thereby reexamines the role of Cartesian rationalism in 20th century French philosophy in general, and in psychoanalysis in particular.

Frühere Position(en)

2011-2013 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Institut für deutsche Literatur, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Researcher, Theory Department, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL


Monographien (und Dissertation)

Other Love. Lacan and Anti-Philosophy, Ljubljana 2011 (in Slovenian).
The Capitalist Unconscious. Marx and Lacan, Ljubljana 2013 (in Slovenian; English edition forthcoming in 2014).


Three notes on science and psychoanalysis, in: Ruda, Frank, Voelker, Jan (eds.), Science and thought (= Filozofski vestnik 2012, 2), Ljubljana 2012, p. 127-144.
The technology of jouissance, in: Umbr(a), Buffalo, NY 2012, p. 143-158.
The invention of new love in psychoanalysis, in: Marcos, Jean-Pierre, Sumic-Riha, Jelica (eds.), Les pouvoirs des désirs indicibles (= Filozofski vestnik 2010, 2), Ljubljana 2010, p. 189-204.

Herausgeberschaften und Editionen

Kant, Immanuel, Vorkritische Schriften, Ljubljana 2010. (Translation and Co-Editor)

Forschungsinteressen und Arbeitsgebiete

Geschichte der Philosophie (mit dem Schwerpunkt 18. bis 20. Jahrhundert)