Sloterdijk’s concern in Spheres is the same as every German philosopher since Kant: What is humanity in the condition of modernity? That is to. An epic project in both size and purview, Peter Sloterdijk’s three-volume, page Spheres is the late-twentieth-century bookend to Heidegger’s Being and. Bubbles: Spheres Volume 1 – Microspherology. January 5, Share on twitter · Share on facebook · Share on linkedin · Share on whatsapp · Share on mail.

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But beyond that, Sloterdijk writes engagingly enough for the deep territory, and his ability to supplement the writing with interesting images keep the book moving along.

Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 2 88, 4. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ethische aspecten Van sloterdijks bijdrage aan het globaliseringsdebat.

Written over the course of a decade, the trilogy has waited another decade for its English translation from Semiotext e. If philosophy has a place in this world, it looks like this.

Microspherolkgy to make it sunnier, we can now also add to the list impending ecological crisis. No trivia or quizzes yet. In that light, those involved in humanistic endeavors should concern themselves with the preservation and cultivation of the atmospheres that permit human beings to flourish.

The centrality of the womb for Sloterdijk also hints at a genetic principle of ever-expanding sphere formation: Like the best works of phenomenology, it startles us into recognizing things that we had taken for granted as if we were seeing them for the first time.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Although he expresses doubt about the ability of philosophy to provide such all-encompassing universals in the contemporary period, the relentless certainty with which Sloterdijk deploys his thought might be accused of sharing the same megalomaniac delusions of grandeur.

Wieland Hoban (ed.), Bubbles: Spheres Volume I: Microspherology – PhilPapers

The result is that reading Bubbles: References to this work on external resources. Hendricks – – Philosophy voljme Technology 27 4: In closing in[n] on the end of this first volume of the trilogy I myself have at last popped a seven-year sifting contemplative Bubble: To this end, Sloterdijk bubboes absolutely beautiful passages about sound coming through the medium of the womb that extends to the songs of the nursery to form an original musicality of the human soul.


HardcoverForeign Agentspages. This was really difficult for me to read, but in the best way. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Sloterdijk describes Bubbles, the first volume of Spheres, as a general theory of the structures that allow couplings–or as the book’s bubles intended subtitle put it, an “archeology of the intimate.

Peter Sloterdijk is a German philosopher, cultural theorist, television host and columnist. Art Books February 1st, Published October 14th by Semiotext e first published Wikipedia in English None. Rather than taking philosophy as a purely theoretical enterprise concerned with developing a disinterested, complete picture of the world, this conception treats it as a therapeutic method, a way in which to affect change in oneself.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sloterdijk heeft veel woorden nodig om zijn punt te maken. And how should we best offer solace to the lonely, confused, and rootless subject that emerges with the triumph of mass society, capitalism, scientism, technology, the destruction of traditional life, and the disenchantment of the world? Since he has published many philosophical works, including the Critique voume Cynical Reason.

To Whom shall I address my own trilogy? The Kritik der Zynischen Vernunft Critique of Cynical Reasonpublished by Suhrkamp inbecame the best-selling philosophical book in the German language since the Second World War and launched Sloterdijk’s career as an author. Tres volumenes en los que sloterdijk intenta situar al ser humano moderno. To Whom shall I must note that even at his most suffocatingly verbose Sloterdijk does not break off, or drown himself in gurgling, winded verbage, which in itself sets him apart from others in serious breakthrough ontologicaliterature in the atrophied field of nobject-diagnostics, parenthetical sludge, and miscellaneous incomprehensible albeit vital information.

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Bubbles: Spheres I

What is humanity without the all-encompassing presence of religion, whose persistence in the modern world is either ineffectually subcultural or violently retrograde, and, mcirospherology any case, is clearly incapable of offering a satisfying universal?

Really weird angle; got to read the next part at some point to see how the thought concludes. The past is a wind that constantly blows through the present with varying degrees of force: This is particularly true in the case of archaic mysticism and theology, which Sloterdijk does not treat as the ideological relics of backward societies, but rather as containing subtle lessons on the nature of human solidarity and intimacy.

And that is only a partial catalogue.

Books by Peter Sloterdijk. Notwithstanding an ostensible avowal to the spirit of Heidegger, Sloterdijk brazenly eschews the fractal, outward-spiraling, and largely self-contained style of Being and Time for an eclecticism bordering on the absurd.

Microsferologie Het basisinzicht is zeker interessant: Bert van de Ven – – Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 64 3: Nobjectivity — Sloterdijk’s Bubbles. New Languages for Justice and Humanity, curated by Kyunghee Pyun and Deborah Saleeby-Mulligan, features four artists and one artist collective, all focusing on the body as the site where violence plays out. Other books in the series.

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Return to Book Page. What comprises the book’s pages is a dizzying, often bizarre, occasionally ingenious reading of the dyad relationship volkme world art and religion, running a gamut of scholarship domains from early Modern natural history, pop-art, Eastern mysticism, avant-garde poetry, theology and—most prominently—an intersection of psychoanalysis and esotericism a combination which this reader admittedly has little inclination towards. The premise, announced at the book’s onset, is simple enough: