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We Are All Mad

Clayton Crockett

in Interstices of the Sublime

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print May 2007 | ISBN: 9780823227211
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235308 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823227211.003.0003

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

We Are All Mad

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This chapter discusses theology and schizophrenia as represented in the image of the black sun, which includes a reading of Freud's case study of Judge Schreber along with insights from R. D. Laing, Gilles Deleuze, and Jacques Derrida. Schizophrenia becomes a problem that requires a broadly theological schizoanalysis, rather than simply a medical condition.

Keywords: theology; schizophrenia; schizoanalysis; black sun; Judge Schreber; Freud; R. D. Laing; Gilles Deleuze; Jacques Derrida

Chapter.  5700 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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