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Translated by Herwig de Leus. I must also confess that I am not, however surprised that his works warranted a reaction of such severe intensities Lists with This Book.

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The influence of Sade’s Jesuit training in rhetorical debate is the mainspring of this brilliant dramatic essay, which, as the title suggests, is not so much theatre as philosophical dialogue. His works include novels, short stories, plays, dialogues, and political tracts; in his lifetime some were published under his own name, while others appeared anonymously and Sade denied being their author. The Marquis de Sade: Sade was entirely pleased with this manuscript and saw no reason to make any changes to it or Sade completely gave up on the dialogue and had decided to abandon it.

An obvious argument for atheism that does not hold up well to a close reading. The sentence commenced with the words “God forbid” although I do acknowledge the fact that it’s used as a figure of speech the Dying man who revolts against the entire institution of God, succumbs to his sentiments and let himself get carried away.

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Dialogue is in Vol. Dialogue between a priest and a dying man Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Reason, yes reason alone must alert us to the fact that doing harm to others can never make us happy, and our hearts pgetre make us feel that making others happy is the greatest joy which Nature grants us on this earth.


British Book Centre, El moribundo no necesita de fabulaciones para morir tranquilo, para dejar de existir. And how are we to know it’s wrong if not for another mere creature like us, a human, pointing it out. Don’t swallow and then repeat the words of someone else, just because it is ‘sacred’.

El ateo es el hombre de la naturaleza.

Dialogue entre un prêtre et un moribond

Contradictory at times, this short story is a more philosophical work by De Sade. I can’t believe how current this still is. Open Preview See a Problem? Jul 23, Lauren-Jane added it.

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Entrd from ” https: Edited by Gilbert Lely. The priest tries to get the Dying Man to accept the will of God, and repent his sins in faith. Deux cent ans avant les situationnistes et la revolution sexuelle, le philosophe nous invite a “jouir sans entraves”. Short, yet compelling treatise ostensibly a dialogue, but the Priest barely gets any words in about atheism All in all, a fun, if slightly naive and one dimensional philosophical dialogue.

Jul 22, Yann rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is Marquis de Sade as you would not expect him – coherent, intelligent and negligible libertinism. Oxford University Press, kn Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Un grand moment dans l’histoire des Lumieres. The argument, however, is well made and well spoken – showcasing the Marquis’ talent for rhetoric in the classic sense.

Dialogue entre un prêtre et un moribond by Marquis de Sade

But I feel my strength ebbing away; preacher, put away your prejudices, unbend, be a man, be human, without fear and without hope forget your gods and your religions too: Nature offers you no other way of doubling your existence, of extending it. How the idea of God is really that of Deux Ex Machina ; only in the story to explain things we don’t understand and can’t resolve ourselves.


Works by Marquis de Sade. No, admits the Priest. The Complete Marquis de Sade. Of all the direct expressions of atheism in Sade’s work, the Dialogue Gallimard, the Dialogue is in vol. I’d say NO, a rational mind would hide such thoughts in the heart’s core rather than let it come on the tip of anyone’s tongue, lest, there is a madman’s zeal involved here.

English version and introduction by Steven Barbone.

Either way, it is worth reading even in the very unlikely event that it presents a position Sade would have repudiated. Interestingly, in his “Dialogue between a priest and a Dying man” his Libertine views are channelized in the form of arguments countering a priest’s views of religion and God. He states as coolly as can be imagined in the circumstances, that he does indeed repent. Ame la manera en que el moribundo decia el pq de la naturaleza del hombre y las razones para seguir nuestra naturaleza como la unica verdad que conocemos y no seguir unas doctrinas ilogicas y carentes de evidencia que evitan que sigamos nuestra naturaleza y para la cual nacimos.

View all 9 comments. He admonishes, through the role of a “Man” condemned to death by trial courts, brandishing his acute logic to destroy the priest’s arguments of a higher power one named God and his will to not abide to the common beliefs thrust upon people with a sense of fear for the unknown, is most remarkable.

However, it survived in private collections and was sold on at auction a number of times during the nineteenth century. This may be the case: Books by Marquis de Sade.