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Louis Sass

Louis Sass is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University—where he is also affiliated with the Comparative Literature Program and the Center for Cognitive Science. Sass is the author of Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Thought and of The Paradoxes of Delusion: Wittgenstein, Schreber, and the Schizophrenic Mind. He has published on schizophrenia, phenomenological psychopathology, psychoanalysis, hermeneutics, and the thought of Wittgenstein, Heidegger, and Foucault—as well as on modernism/postmodernism and other cultural issues. Sass has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute for Advanced Study, and the Fulbright Foundation, and has long been a fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities. A revised edition of Madness and Modernism, published by Oxford University Press, was awarded the BMA: British Medical Association First Prize as best book in the field of psychiatry for 2018.

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