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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Sign in Create an account. Lists with This Book. Gittler Award from the American Psychological Foundation for “the most scholarly contribution to the philosophical foundations of psychological knowledge. Moore – – Criminal Law and Philosophy 9 4: This rigorously argued, gracefully written book offers a startlingly new vision of schizophrenia, an illness long recognized as the modednism challenge to psychiatric or psychological understanding.

Here is a highly original portrait of the world of insanity, along with a maness commentary on modernist and postmodernist culture.


Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Thought

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Sass is a past president of the divisions for psychology and the arts and also for philosophy and psychology of the American Psychological Association. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Autonomy and Mental Disorder Lubomira Radoilska. Peter Remington – – In Nancy Billias ed. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 55 5: The Separated Self Part Three: Naturalism, interpretation, and mental disorder Somogy Varga.

David Carr – – Philosophical Investigations 33 2: The distance ane aesdietics and psychopathology is so great, the abyss diat separates them so deep, that no artist has passed from one domain to the other willingly.

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Mar 04, Cypress Butane rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Contents of Consciousness: If the volume has important implications for the treatment of mental illness, as a jacket blurb saws, scholars of modern art and literature will be disappointed.


A clinical psychologist, he draws on a wide knowledge of modern literature and art in order to reinterpret schizophrenic symptomatology in a broader, humanistic context. A shame he has not followed up on it since it was published except for one book on Wittgenstein which I have to find. Experiences of Depression Matthew Ratcliffe. Sylvius 4 Online S. Essential Philosophy of Psychiatry Tim Modenrism. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Simplifying further, the author concludes that modernism may be subsumed under the double heading of hyperreflexivity and alienation. Preface Prologue Part One: Schizophrenia and Modern Culture Appendix: In his introduction, Werner Sollors notes that “themes” in literature are rarely The similarities between madness and modernism are striking: Events We host a large number of conferences, lectures and seminars saass year, many of them open to the public.

The Architecture of Agentive Self-Awareness. Notification of acceptance will be by Wednesday 4 April. Although I sympathize with the need to reduce contemporary trends and schools to manageable proportions, oversimplification inevitably leads Sass to engage in misrepresentation.

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