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Professing a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism.

Emil Cioran – Wikipedia

After a short stay in his home country November — FebruaryCioran never returned again. Views Read Edit View history. Eliza Gabriela Voicu added it Dec 16, Influenced Thomas LigottiNick Land.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lists with This Book. Cioran died of Alzheimer’s disease [16] and is buried at the Montparnasse Cemetery.

This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat This last period in Romania was the one in which he exhibited a closer relationship with the Iron Guard, which by then had culmle power see National Legionary State.

Emil Cioran’s Heights of Despair”.

Popescu rated it it was amazing Sep 17, Nbf Bogdan is currently reading it Dec 20, Madalina rated it liked it Nov 18, Los Angeles Review of Books. His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism.

Nicholas Vartolomei marked it as to-read Dec 21, His father, Emilian Cioran, was an Orthodox priest. Successively, The Book of DelusionsThe Transfiguration of Romaniaand Tears and Saintswere also published in Romania the first two disperario have yet to be translated into English. Thomas LigottiNick Land.


Pe culmile disperarii

Cioran had a good command of German. When Cioran’s mother spoke to him of abortion, he confessed that it did not disturb him, but made an extraordinary impression which led to an insight about the nature of existence “I’m simply an accident.

Cioran published books only in French thereafter. Madalina is currently reading it Dec 19, Nitu Valentin marked it as to-read Dec 23, Amid the manuscripts, which were mainly drafts of works that had already been didperarii, an unedited journal was found which encompassed his life after the year in which his Notebooks end.

Pe culmile disperarii by Emil Cioran

Paperbackpages. Diana Db is currently reading it Oct 29, Alexandru Copaceanu rated it really liked it Nov 08, Izabela rated it really liked it Dec 24, Nicolae added it Dec 26, To see what dlsperarii friends thought of this book, please sign up. Retrieved from ” https: Cioran became most famous while writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his youth.

He mentioned that Bach and Dostoyevsky were the two great obsessions of his life, but that while his passion for Dostoyevsky ended up diminishing somewhat, his obsession with Bach “remained intact”.

Preoccupied with the problems of death and suffering, he was attracted to the idea of suicide dosperarii, believing it to be an idea that could help one go on living, an idea which he fully explored in On the Heights of Despair. Pessimism characterizes all of his works, which many critics trace back to events of his childhood in his mother is reputed to have told him that if she cilmile known he was going to be so unhappy she would have aborted him.

Regarding GodCioran has noted that “without BachGod would be a complete second rate figure” and that “Bach’s music is the only argument proving the creation of the Universe cannot be regarded as a complete failure”. Schopenhauer’s ‘The World as Will and Representation’: Focul pe care l-as pune eu acestei lumi n-ar aduce ruine, ci o transfigurare cosmica, esentiala.


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Emil Cioran

Suicidenihilismethicsliterature. Alexandru Bacu marked it as to-read Nov 07, One of these writers was Oswald Spengler who influenced Cioran’s political philosophy in that he offered Gnostic reflections on the destiny of man and civilization.

Inhe received a scholarship to the University of Berlinwhere he came into contact with Klages and Nicolai Hartmann. It was the last book he wrote in Romanianthough not the last to deal with pessimism and misanthropy through delicate and lyrical aphorisms. Why take it all so seriously? His early call for modernization was, however, hard to reconcile with the traditionalism of the Iron Guard. Inhe left for Paris with a scholarship from the Culmilee Institute of Bucharestwhich was then prolonged until While in Berlinhe became interested in the policies of the Nazi regimecontributed a column to Vremea dealing with the topic in which Cioran confessed that “there is no present-day politician that I see as more sympathetic and admirable than Hitler “, [2] while expressing his approval for the Night of the Long Knives —”what has humanity lost if the lives of a few imbeciles were taken”[3] and, in a letter written to Petru Comarnescudescribed himself as “a Hitlerist “.

Trivia About Pe culmile disper Ion marked it as to-read Nov disperqrii, Romanian philosopher and essayist.

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