Category Archives: theory

Peter Sloterdijk – Neither Sun Nor Death

“To conceive finitude and opening simultaneously: that is the matter at hand.” (190) Neither Sun Nor Death is a collection of interviews between Peter Sloterdijk and Hans-Jurgen Heinrichs. The structure of an interview happens to work incredibly well for a

Peter Sloterdijk – Neither Sun Nor Death

“To conceive finitude and opening simultaneously: that is the matter at hand.” (190) Neither Sun Nor Death is a collection of interviews between Peter Sloterdijk and Hans-Jurgen Heinrichs. The structure of an interview happens to work incredibly well for a

Michel Foucault – the duplicated body – History of Madness

Consequently a madman is not recognized as such because an illness has pushed him to the margins of normality, but because our culture situates him at the meeting point between social decree of confinement and the juridical knowledge that evaluates

Michel Foucault – the duplicated body – History of Madness

Consequently a madman is not recognized as such because an illness has pushed him to the margins of normality, but because our culture situates him at the meeting point between social decree of confinement and the juridical knowledge that evaluates

Friedrich Nietzsche – Mixed Opinions and Maxims (1879)

aphorism 201 “Philosophers’ error. – The philosopher supposes that the value of his philosophy lies in the whole, in the structure; but posterity finds its value in the stone which he used for building, and which is used many more times

Friedrich Nietzsche – Mixed Opinions and Maxims (1879)

aphorism 201 “Philosophers’ error. – The philosopher supposes that the value of his philosophy lies in the whole, in the structure; but posterity finds its value in the stone which he used for building, and which is used many more times

Michel Foucault – critical consciousness/tragic experience – History of Madness

“For madness unleashes its fury in the space of pure vision. Fantasies and threats, the fleeting fragments of dreams and the secret destiny of the world, where madness has a primitive, prophetic force, revealing that the dream-like is real and

Michel Foucault – critical consciousness/tragic experience – History of Madness

“For madness unleashes its fury in the space of pure vision. Fantasies and threats, the fleeting fragments of dreams and the secret destiny of the world, where madness has a primitive, prophetic force, revealing that the dream-like is real and

Peter Sloterdijk – The concept of “contraction”

According to a similarly constructed proposition by Wittgenstein,the whole earth cannot be in greater distress than one soul.” (574 Sloterdijk BUBBLES)(Wittgenstein Culture and Values)  In one of the final chapters of BUBBLES, a chapter titled Closer to Me Than I Am

Peter Sloterdijk – The concept of “contraction”

According to a similarly constructed proposition by Wittgenstein,the whole earth cannot be in greater distress than one soul.” (574 Sloterdijk BUBBLES)(Wittgenstein Culture and Values)  In one of the final chapters of BUBBLES, a chapter titled Closer to Me Than I Am

Søren Kierkegaard – The Concept of Anxiety

Anxiety is neither a category of necessity nor a category of freedom; it is entangled freedom, where freedom is not free in itself but entangled, not by necessity, but in itself” (145 Kierkegaard The Concept of Anxiety). For Kierkegaard, “Anxiety

Søren Kierkegaard – The Concept of Anxiety

Anxiety is neither a category of necessity nor a category of freedom; it is entangled freedom, where freedom is not free in itself but entangled, not by necessity, but in itself” (145 Kierkegaard The Concept of Anxiety). For Kierkegaard, “Anxiety

Peter Sloterdijk – Being “With”

 Descents into foreign tunnels do not lead you back into the incomparable black monochrome background from which your life began to emerge as a vibrating figure long ago. Seeing in the only darkness that concerns you cannot be practiced on

Peter Sloterdijk – Being “With”

 Descents into foreign tunnels do not lead you back into the incomparable black monochrome background from which your life began to emerge as a vibrating figure long ago. Seeing in the only darkness that concerns you cannot be practiced on