Louis Sass

is Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University and a fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities. He is the author of Madness and Modernism: Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature, and Thought, of The Paradoxes of Delusion: Wittgenstein, Schreber, and the Schizophrenic Mind, and of many articles on psychopathology, phenomenology, hermeneutics, and psychoanalysis. In 2020, Sass received the Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contribution to Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology from Division 24 of the American Psychological Association. A revised edition of Madness and Modernism (Oxford University Press) was awarded the British Medical Association First Prize as best book in the field of psychiatry for 2018.

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