Sade My Neighbor has 79 ratings and 5 reviews. Alex said: This work bears a great historical importance, Klossowski being one of the seminal figures in t. The present new wave of Sadean studies, both in French and in English, may account for this belated, and excellent, translation of Klossowski’s. Sade My. This first English-language translation captures the excitement of the original text- already a contemporary classic, and will likely become a standard reference in.
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Sade, or the Philosopher-Villain. And “Sade My Neighbor” is probably the first text to treat Sade as a serious thinker and philospher. Stephen rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Nina Misson rated it liked it Jul 20, History of Western Philosophy. This first English-language translation captures the excitement of the original text-already a contemporary classic, and will likely become a standard reference in the history of eighteenth-century thought, politics, and society, and in the Enlightenment ideals of a society rooted in liberationist reason and morality were trampled in the wake of the savagery of the Second World War.
Klossowski was one of the first philosophers in postwar Europe to ask whether Sade’s reason, although aberrant and perverted to evil passions, could be taken seriously. Victor rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Under the Gaze of the Empire: Qingping Liu – – Journal of Religious Ethics 35 4: Published June 1st by Northwestern University Press first published And, contradictory enough, this shattering of reason works itself out, working itself into the exhaustion of worklessness, through the extremity of reason itself – the violent madness that is the essence of reason, moving ever about its limits, in conjunction with the monstrosity that is the essential limit of humanity.
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Paperbackpages. Thus does Sade take the thought of his age, of the Enlightenment, to its very end – and in doing so he destroys it, or rather, allows it to destroy itself, as it must.
Sade My Neighbor
Alexander rated it it was amazing Apr 20, References to this book Evil in Modern Thought: Northwestern University Press Sade ever remains, in the shadows of the Enlightenment, at its limits and thus its heart, klossowskii fil s radical. A fascinating historical figure, Sade is not very sexy, unless you think ‘power’ is sexy. A Very Short Introduction. Emerson Powery – – Interpretation: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Sade My Neighbor by Pierre Klossowski
Northwestern University Press- Philosophy – pages. The creative-destructive power of this monsteous writing opens up a proliferation of possibilities that God’s creation and actuality render impossible.
His writings span a wide range of topics, from Doctors of the Church to the Marquis de Sade. Klossowski was one of the first philosophers in postwar Europe to ask whether Sade’s reason, although aberrant and perverted to evil passions, could be taken seriously. In ,lossowski towards the impossible through the negative heart of humanity, Sade takes neignbor the imagination as a means of denying action – a useless writing that careens into madness only to set before the reader an intimate image of their ownmost egoity.
That era’s union of cold technology and ancient hatreds gave rise to a dark, alternative reason–an ethic that was value-free klossowsku indifferent with regard to virtue and vice, freedom, and slavery.
Andrew rated it it was amazing Mar 18, Klossowski’s seminal work inspired virtually all subsequent study of Sadean thought, including that of de Beauvoir, Deleuze, Derrida, Bataille, Blanchot, Paulhan, and Lacan.
At work in Sade’s works neigbbor the revolutionary heart, in revolt against God, utitlity, telos and the Good. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
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