Sade My Neighbor
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Sade Mon Prochain ("Sade My Neighbor") is a philosophical book by Pierre Klossowski first published in 1947 by Seuil, a work that has influenced French thinkers from de Beauvoir and Bataille to Derrida and Lacan. Klossowski sees in Sade Nietzsche's forerunner, positing a nihilism that recognizes pure motion as the only metaphysical reality.
- Sade mon prochain (Paris: Seuil, 1947)
- Sade my neighbour trans. by Alphonso Lingis (Northwestern University Press, 1991)