He was born in 1926 in France. His initial training was philosophical. Become a psychoanalyst, he entered the Freudian School of Paris. Later he was a member of "La lettre lacanienne", where he taught, and of the "Center de recherche Psychanalyse et écritures". He was also part of the Scientific Committee of the Bible. He died in 2011.
Among his publications, where there are a majority of specialized articles, it should be noted: Le manteau de Noé, essai sur la fraternité (1991), La féminité voilée, alliance conjugale et modernité (1997), Tu quitteras ton frère et ta mère (2000) and Psychose, perversion, nevrose. The reading of Jacques Lacan (2000).