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A Short History of Decay

Most of his ideas are too esoteric or crippled by his slanted perspective to be credible except in a poetic sense. Some of these are collections of brief essays one or two pages, on average ; others are collections of aphorisms.

To what kind of abstract, removed viewpoint does this se of thing seem not only truthful, but deep? Return to Book Page. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: But it’s precisely through the grandness of his sentiments that Cioran undermines his own plea for universal renunciation.

I’d have liked to read further for the comedy factor, since he follows long nihilistic digressions with This I bought and started reading in Romania itself, albeit in translation. Designed, of course, for provoking the Three D’s: It’s Nietzsche in a funhouse mirror, Nietzsche hollowed of any substance.

This I bought and started reading in Romania itself, albeit in translation. He says what most of us know in what it seems to me like a scheme sometimes.

Do you need a hug? Hide all firearms, sharp objects, and anything that could be twisted into a rope prior to delving into this one! Paperbackpages.

Zelfs het einde van Socrates heeft niets tragisch: For my money, Cioran is the only true heir of Nietzsche; he who presaged not the destruction of systems, but the world after which the systems had already failed themselves breviarik a latterday Diogenes still in search of the honest man. Maar dat is nergens storend, integendeel: He brevlario began writing in French a book that, thanks to numerous intensive revisions, would eventually become the impressive A Short History of Decay — the first of a series of ten books in which Cioran would continue to explore his perennial obsessions, with a growing detachment that allies him equally with the Greek sophists, the French moralists, and the oriental sages.


This copy is going back to the Illinois State Library from cioan it came via inter-library loan.

A Short History of Decay by Emil M. Cioran

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. His insights pull no punches and he makes absurdism humourous -which is I think redeems the futility of living from the onslaught of suicidal thoughts that barrage the reader on every page. Cioran’s essays on human life basically rest on proving its innate absurdity.

Lo que hay que decir es que siempre se dice demasiado: Maar doordat hij met allerhande filosofen in discussie gaat, neemt hij expliciet een positie in binnen een wijsgerige traditie.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Cioran geeft commentaar, verwerkt gedachten, bekritiseert en dient collega-denkers van antwoord.

La risa alzada sobre, al borde, en torno de lo que la desmiente. Customers who bought this item also bought. Take the following for instance: As I alluded to earlier, the language is the only thing that kept me reading. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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I am naturally sympathetic towards nihilism, but this isn’t a work of philosophy, it’s the dark inverse of a self-help book full of empty platitudes: Cioran writes with an almost theatrical degree of cynicism: Aan de hand van talrijke quotes en verwijzingen spint hij een strak web van intertekstualiteit, zonder dat hierdoor de leesbaarheid in het gedrang komt.

De geest ontdekt de Identiteit; de ziel de Verveling; het lichaam de Luiheid. Meanwhile Cioran offers no such conveniences, instead grasping our hand only to drag us deeper into the void. Passages like this really make me think: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Dec 11, Reuben rated it did not like it Shelves: Even at his darkest and most mordant, Cioran’s dancing charcoal humor shimmers throughout the grim stream of nihilistic vituperation, such that the harsh friction of the smegma of existence called life being vigorously scrubbed with bristles of anguish and apostasy is periodically overlain by the unexpected, leavening sound of whistling.


De geschiedenis is een optocht van valse Absoluutheden, een opeenvolging van tempels opgericht omwille van voorwendsels, een vernedering van de geest tegenover het Onwaarschijnlijke.

He continued to write in Romanian until the early s he wrote his last article in Romanian inwhich is also the year in which he began writing in French. Cioran wordt wel eens weggezet als ‘moralist’ of ‘onheilige mysticus’.

Breviario de podredumbre, de E. M. Cioran

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I had read this book at the library, well In die zin is zijn filosofie gnostisch te noemen: Zoals Cioran aangeeft in de essaybundel ‘Exercices d’admiration’waar hij in het laatste hoofdstukje podrddumbre relisant A Short History of Decay is dreck, but it’s beautiful dreck—sick with bits of glitter in it.

Nope, but I’m not sure anyone could at one go without up Hide all firearms, sharp objects, and anything that could be twisted into a rope prior to delving into this one! How Cioran could live with thoughts like these and not end his own life is beyond me, but like a character out of Beckett he continues going on. Op dat moment besloot ik ermee te stoppen, en me te wijden aan het Frans.

Dismay, Despair, and Denouncement ; poderdumbre such caustic, gnostic poetophilosophy is so rife with profound truth immanent within the blasphemy that even the most repulsed reader can mine it for nuggets of wisdom being careful to rinse off the acid.

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