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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Tres volumenes en los que sloterdijk intenta situar al ser humano moderno. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Oliver Laas rated it liked it Oct 03, From a distance,the subject appears so unattractive and inconsequential that for the time being,only suckers for harmony or theophilic eunuchs would get stuck on it. Sloterdijk – – Theory, Culture and Society 29 The dyadic bubble motif which constitutes the volume’s title is thus to be understood as the topology spherss this all-pervading ontological structure.

Uriel Birnbaum’s Contribution to Sloterdijk’s Spheres.

Spheres I Spheres 1 by Peter Sloterdijk. Het lijkt ook vertroosting te bieden in een copernicaans, gedecentraliseerd wereldbeeld: Preview — Bubbles by Peter Sloterdijk.

Dec 18, Michael rated it it was amazing. Het wordt echter nodeloos concreet in de identificatie van het Met met de placenta en nodeloos sentimenteel in de paragrafen over de begroeting door de moederstem.


Het is allicht niet verwonderlijk dat de argumentatie – als hier al van argumentatie gesproken kan worden – vanuit psychologische en – vooral – religieuze inzichten ontwikkeld wordt.

That is to say: I have a longer account of my view of Sloterdijk’s work on my blog here: 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.

The difference between the United States and Europe is that in Europe a philosopher can have a television show. In he began to co-host Das Philosophische Quartett, a show on the German ZDF television channel devoted to discussing key issues affecting present-day society. 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: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

But I believe Sloterdijk successfully puts to rest the notion that we are essentially isolated beings in a field of meaningless objects, and puts in its place a way to conceive of human existence as incumbent upon highly convoluted and delicate systems of augmentation, nurturing, and growth.

Bubbles: Spheres I by Peter Sloterdijk

Lists with This Book. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Instead, Sloterdijk argues, relationships between people, ideas, voices, media, et cetera are always already immanent in existence.


Peter Sloterdijk is a German philosopher, cultural theorist, television spjeres and columnist. He describes Bubbles, Spheres’ 1st volume, as a general theory of the structures that allow couplings–or as the book’s original intended subtitle put it, an “archeology of the intimate.

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

I am not sure if there is going to be a larger organization amongst his other works, but I look forward to reading those as well. Matthew Cosgrove rated it really liked it Feb 16, Information from the German Common Knowledge. Since he has published many philosophical works, includ Peter Sloterdijk is a German philosopher, cultural theorist, television host and columnist. Sep 08, Shadday rated it really liked it.

Bubbles: Spheres I

Art Books February 1st, Written over the course of a decade, the trilogy has waited another decade for its English translation from Semiotext e.

What is humanity without the predictable cycles of the quasi-natural, communal lifeworld, and without the unquestioned legitimacy of the social, spiritual, and aesthetic hierarchies that once regulated that lifeworld?

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