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Faced with fragile western triumphalism in Iraq and Afghanistan, Sloterdijk proposed that a "pneumatic parliament" be parachuted into post-conflict zones, its sleek transparent dome inflated in an hour and a half, and seats for representatives installed within 24 hours. In a laconic essay to accompany CGI renderings of his Swiftian bubble in situ, the philosopher noted that some "failed states" among the customer target group might not be ready for the full parliamentary "experience". A lucrative secondary market would arise in educational theme parks dedicated to potential state systems: democracy, monarchy, aristocracy and outright tyranny. As a political-philosophical joke, the pneumatic parliament is a slightly clunky conceit.

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Authors Peter Sloterdijk Peter Sloterdijk b. He has been cohost of a discussion program, Das Philosophische Quartett Philosophical Quartet on German television since Contributors Wieland Hoban. Bubbles is as much an essential guide to modern space as it is a philosophical epic about dwelling and thinking. Brian Dillon The Guardian [Bubbles] is perhaps best read as a long philosophical poem, powerfully expressive of the modern experience of disorientation and loneliness, wrenching itself into bizarre shapes in its imperfect attempt to conjure an ancient wholeness.

No Enlightenment truisms remain undisturbed by his joyous and polyphonic investigations into the meaning of the spherical. The appearance of Volume 1, Bubbles, is a major event that will finally allow the English-speaking world to experience the many dimensions of his thinking which is a toolbox for art and architecture. At once polemical and holistic in approach, Sloterdijk allows us to come to terms with the ever-retooled systems that structure our lives.

Hal Foster It is about time that the English-speaking world begin to appreciate what is, without question, the most important work in philosophy of nature to appear since the irruption of the ecological crisis at the forefront of our consciousness and political order. Many naturalists, activists, political scientists, and ecologists have been nibbling at the notion of nature.

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Bubbles by Peter Sloterdijk, translated by Wieland Hoban - review

He studied philosophy, German studies and history at the University of Munich and the University of Hamburg from to In he received his PhD from the University of Hamburg. In the s he worked as a freelance writer, and published his Kritik der zynischen Vernunft in He has since published a number of philosophical works acclaimed in Germany. His best-known Karlsruhe student and former assistant is Marc Jongen , a member of the Bundestag. Consequently, he proposes the creation of an "ontological constitution" that would incorporate all beings—humans, animals, plants, and machines. Philosophical style[ edit ] In the style of Nietzsche , Sloterdijk remains convinced that contemporary philosophers have to think dangerously and let themselves be "kidnapped" by contemporary "hyper-complexities": they must forsake our present humanist and nationalist world for a wider horizon at once ecological and global.

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Siruela, And what exactly are we "in"? Mining psychology, biology, and especially theology for examples, this exploration of "microspherology" questions the modern conception of human beings as independent individuals. Instead, Sloterdijk argues, relationships between people, ideas, voices, media, et cetera are always already immanent in existence. The concluding discussion of Trinitarian theology makes the most poignant points about this strange immanence, but along the way Sloterdijk convincingly deconstructs the bases for modern psychology and hypothesizes about the real beginning of conscious life in the womb. If you pick up this book - and make it through, which is not easy task - you will leave it transformed. The book belatedly begins with an inscription from Platos academy Let no one enter who is not a geometrician what follows is a description of how bubbles are formed, their ontology, how they help us think about the world.

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Authors Peter Sloterdijk Peter Sloterdijk b. He has been cohost of a discussion program, Das Philosophische Quartett Philosophical Quartet on German television since Contributors Wieland Hoban. Bubbles is as much an essential guide to modern space as it is a philosophical epic about dwelling and thinking. Brian Dillon The Guardian [Bubbles] is perhaps best read as a long philosophical poem, powerfully expressive of the modern experience of disorientation and loneliness, wrenching itself into bizarre shapes in its imperfect attempt to conjure an ancient wholeness. No Enlightenment truisms remain undisturbed by his joyous and polyphonic investigations into the meaning of the spherical.

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