Richard Boothby -

 Richard Boothby is Professor and Chair in the Department of Philosophy at Loyola University Maryland, USA. His primary research has focused on the intersection of psychoanalytic theory with currents of contemporary continental philosophy. He is author of Death and Desire: Psychoanalytic Theory in Lacan's Return to Freud (Routledge, 1991), Freud as Philosopher: Metapsychology After Lacan (Routledge, 2001), and ­Sex On The Couch: What Freud Still Has To Teach Us About Sex and Gender (Routledge, 2005).