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Places Sade clearly in the materialist current of Western philosophy, describing how his writings have influenced subsequent authors and artists and how his ideas continue to be debated by modern critics and feminists.

Synopsis:

The Marquis de Sade has been condemned as a vile monster and pornographer. Why is he judged so dangerous, even to this day?

Stuart Hood acknowledges de Sade as a philosopher of the Enlightenment who took libertarian atheism to its absolute limit! However, "sadism" is far more than a sexual perversion. It was de Sade's weapon of exploration into the fundamental nature of morality. Hood, with integrated illustrations by Graham Crowley place their subject in the materialist current of Western philosophy.

Synopsis:

Stuart Hood acknowledges de Sade as a philosopher of the Enlightenment who took libertarian atheism to its limit!

Product Details

ISBN:
9781840460711
Other:
Crowley, Graham
Author:
Crowley, Graham
Author:
Hood, Stuart
Publisher:
Totem Books
Location:
Duxford, Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Form - Cartoons & Comics
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Western
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
European - French
Subject:
Sadism
Subject:
Sade
Subject:
Libertinism.
Subject:
Western x
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
Comics & Cartoons
Subject:
Form - Comic Strips & Cartoons
Subject:
European
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Introducing...
Series Volume:
1853
Publication Date:
19950831
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW illustrations throughout
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 x 1.00 in

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"Synopsis" by , The Marquis de Sade has been condemned as a vile monster and pornographer. Why is he judged so dangerous, even to this day?

Stuart Hood acknowledges de Sade as a philosopher of the Enlightenment who took libertarian atheism to its absolute limit! However, "sadism" is far more than a sexual perversion. It was de Sade's weapon of exploration into the fundamental nature of morality. Hood, with integrated illustrations by Graham Crowley place their subject in the materialist current of Western philosophy.

"Synopsis" by , Stuart Hood acknowledges de Sade as a philosopher of the Enlightenment who took libertarian atheism to its limit!
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