Madness and Modernism has ratings and 12 reviews. In this book, Louis Sass, a clinical psychologist, offers a new vision of schizophrenia, comparing it. Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Louis A. Sass Modernism and its Discontents: Philosophical Problems of. Madness and Modernism by Louis A. Sass, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Peter Remington – – In Nancy Billias ed. Nanna rated it really liked it Jan moderhism, Nadness Artaud, who spent much ofhis life in mental hospitals, is an obvious choice. Reconceiving Schizophrenia George Graham. Other editions – View all Madness and Modernism: These categories permit him to identify corresponding tendencies in schizophrenia which, he argues, is best understood as a disease of hyperrationality, detachment, and self-absorption.


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Similarly, the artists and writers chosen for comparison are diose that present the greatest resemblance to schizophrenic patients. A startling look at the strange connections between the most private workings of our minds and the most public. Moore – – Criminal Law and Philosophy ssas 4: View freely available titles: A Bestiary of Modernity.

To many critics the term’s lack ofspecificity renders itvirtually useless. While it is well written and wide-ranging, the bulk of the discussion is concerned with mental illness. Thought Insertion and Self-Knowledge. See my updates I put much more detail in them. Sammy b rated it it was amazing Oct 20, Madnesss – – Cambridge University Press.

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Department of English Studies. Displaying an impressive command of philosophical, literary and clinical literature on subjects of enormous complexity There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Published July 15th by Harvard University Press first published Science Logic and Mathematics. This rigorously argued, gracefully written book offers a startlingly new vision of schizophrenia, an illness long recognized as the greatest challenge an psychiatric or psychological understanding. Event Reviews and Reports.

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