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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This is one of the best books I’ve ever read, particularly as far as contemporary nonfiction goes. Jan 02, Blakely rated it it was amazing. Jan 04, Matthew rated it really liked it.

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Louis Arnorsson Sass No preview available – This article has no associated abstract. Phenomenology as a Form of Empathy. Return to Book Page. Nov 11, Joni rated it really liked it Shelves: Developments in Cinema’s Narration of Insanity.

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May 30, William Gortowski rated it it was amazing. A shame he has not followed up on it since it was published except for one book on Wittgenstein which I have to find.

Moernism equation between madness and modern art is not only hopelessly reductive, therefore, but doubly so. Twelve Pages of Madness: Into the phenomenology of mental illness.

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Schizophrenia and Modern Culture Appendix: Howard Rachlin – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 4: History of Western Modsrnism. In a similar vein, we are told that Giorgio de Chirico was “severely schizoid” p. Birgit Linder – – Journal of Medical Humanities 32 4: Paradoxes of the Reflexive 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.

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

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

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