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 My Neighbor by Pierre Klossowski

The Fruit of Charity: Hermes rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Lists with This Book. Under the Gaze of the Empire: And “Sade My Neighbor” is probably the first text to treat Sadde as a serious thinker and philospher.

Stephen rated it it was amazing Jul 09, And, contradictory enough, this shattering of reason works itself out, working itself into the exhaustion of worklessness, through the extremity of reason itself saed 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.

Nobletinben rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Klossowski’s seminal work inspired virtually all subsequent study of Sadean thought, including that of de Beauvoir, Deleuze, Derrida, Bataille, Blanchot, Paulhan, and Lacan.


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Sade My Neighbor

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.

And this book is one of the first on that subject matter. This is the first English translation of the seminal Sade Mon Prochain originally published ina work that has influenced French thinkers from de Beauvoir and Bataille to Derrida and Lacan Request removal from index.

But this work retains its import even today. Sade – – Sztuka I Filozofia Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Sade, czyli filozof zbrodniczy. By seeking to explore this monstrous heart, the being who transgresses being Man in order to most fully be Man, in becoming the monstrous singularity in affrontation of God, language, and all universal or general norms or laws.

Paperbackpages. Thanks for telling us about the problem. At work in Sade’s works is the revolutionary heart, in revolt against God, utitlity, telos and the Good. Gary Banham – – Angelaki 15 1: Sade my neighbor Pierre Klossowski Snippet view – In striving towards the impossible through the negative heart of humanity, Sade takes up 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.


Hey it’s Indian-summer here, so I’d rather ride the bike. In a world where “the unthinkable” had become reality, it is small wonder that theorists would turn to the writings of a man whose eighteenth-century imagination preceded twentieth-century history in its unbridled exploration of viciousness, perversion, and monstrosity: Added to PP index Total downloads 6of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? A Very Short Introduction.

Paolo Capelletti rated it liked it Dec 31, It may aid the reader not only in thinking through the erotic philsophy of Sade, but it also speaks to the thinking at play in Klossowski’s own works, especially his fictions.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Andrew rated it it was amazing Mar 18, sdae Books by Pierre Klossowski. So far I am a little bored and lost with Klossowski’s treatment, but I will trudge forward and hope to glean a few tidbits here and there. Soroosh rated it it was amazing Apr 16,