Zeljko Loparic

Zeljko Loparic

Zeljko Loparic has a PhD in philosophy and since 1984 teaches philosophy and history of psychoanalysis at different universities in Brazil and abroad. In 2005 he founded, together with Elsa Oliveira Dias, the Brazilian Society of Winnicottian Psychoanalysis (SBPW). In 2013 he founded and was elected president of the International Winnicott Association (IWA). In 2014 he started teaching the Sino-Brazilian Training Course in Winnicottian Psychoanalysis in Beijing. In 2015 he promoted the foundation of the Brazilian Institute of Winnicottian Psychoanalysis (IBPW), which in 2017 initiated a full 4-year Training Course in Winnicottian Psychoanalysis for Chinese Candidates. He authored (in Portuguese) Heidegger Defendant (1990), Ethics and Finitude (1995), Heuristic Descartes (1997), Kant’s Transcendental Semantics (2000), On Responsibility (2003), Heidegger (2004), Winnicott and Jung (2014) and (in English) Winnicott´s New Track (2017), co-edited several collective volumes, and published numerous papers in national and international journals on general philosophy of science (Carnap, Kuhn) and philosophy (mainly Kant and Heidegger) and history of psychoanalysis (Winnicott).