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Marcia Cavell

Associate Professor Emerita of Philosophy

Marcia Cavell, a philosopher and psychoanalyst, is the author of The Psychoanalytic Mind, from Freud to Philosophy (Harvard University Press) and Becoming A Subject, Reflections in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis (The Clarendon Press).

After living in Berkeley, California, since 1984, where she was a practicing psychoanalyst and a visiting professor of philosophy at the University of California, she returned to New York in the mid-2000s. Since her return, she has taught in the graduate division of the New School and at Bard College. Cavell is a fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities and currently resides in Rhinebeck, N.Y.

What is Imagination?
A roundtable discussion with Marcia Cavell, Harry Eyres, Rocco Landesman, Rick Moody, Edward Nersessian, Ned Rorem, and C.K. Williams.