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In my presentation I would like to consider the notion of image, that takes a place in Debours concept of the society of the spectacle, to show how it is related to the Lacanian subject and how these two,being quite similar, approach the understanding of the current state of society on several levels. As we already know, for Deborah, the society of the spectacle is the objectified form of images (or the real unreality) in which. At the same time, the subject according to Deborah is alienated not only from the sphere of production, from the products of his own labor, but also alienated from his own desire. Thus, the subject is represented by someone else-the image, and the whole society no longer defines itself, but affirms itself in the spectacle. Here I would like to emphasize an important aspect of Deborah's approach: defining the spectacle itself, he states that it is a social relationship between people, mediated by images, that is, total alienation because of the inversion of life . He defines the spectacle as the locus of illusion and false consiouness. In other words, the spectacle is a system that supports itself through contradictions (unity and separation, for example) A similar approach can be seen in Lacan's theory of the subject.To begin with, it is worth mentioning that Lacan distinguishes three registers or orders the real, the symbolic and the imaginary: In this regard, I would like ,first of all, consider the register (order) of the imaginary. It is closely connected with the mirror stage, where the body becomes accepted at the first time, but since one sees only his own reflection, the Ego is already alienated from itself at this stage. In other words, in reflection one sees only an image of the ideal –I or an imaginary phantasm.
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