Skip to main content

Introduction

  • Chapter
  • 356 Accesses

Abstract

Philosophy in the Bedroom was published by the notorious Marquis de Sade in 1795. Sade’s heroine, the adolescent Eugénie, is introduced to three libertines who alternate bouts of debauchery with lectures on the nature of freedom, morality and religion. Her innocence and ignorance not so much lost as tossed aside, Eugénie becomes a revolutionary who rebels against taboo, social convention and the state.

Keywords

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Eating Disorder
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Toilet Training

These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

Buying options

eBook
USD   24.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-0-230-36755-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD   30.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD   119.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Copyright information

© 2012 Nick Haslam

About this chapter

Cite this chapter

Haslam, N. (2012). Introduction. In: Psychology in the Bathroom. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230367555_1

Download citation