A discerning review of Laurence A. Rickels' SPECTRE came out today in Los Angeles Review of Books. Here's a look:
"In Rickels’s reading, psychosis, as a state of removal from reality, is tied to the integration brought about at the end of mourning, while in psychopathy, which involves more of a removal from society than from reality, 'the failure to empathize and mourn tests the limits of tolerance.' A resistance to mourning is important in that the subject becomes even more shaken than stirred."
Read the full article here.