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Peter Sloterdijk on Friedrich Nietzsche

Thursday, December 15, 2016
About Guest: 

Peter Sloterdijk is a German philosopher and cultural theorist. He is a professor of philosophy and media theory at the University of Art and Design Karlsruhe. He became president of the State Academy of Design at the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe in 2001. He also co-hosted the German television show Im Glashaus: Das Philosophische Quartett.

Some of the works published by professor Sloterdijk include: Critique of Cynical Reason (1983), Thinker on Stage: Nietzsche's Materialism (1986), the Spheres trilogy (1998, 1999, 2004), Rage and Time (2010), Nietzsche Apostle (2013), You Must Change Your Life (2013), Not Saved: Essays after Heidegger (2016).

Professor Sloterdijk has recently taught a four week seminar at Stanford University on the philosophical implications of cynicism, with particular focus on his book Critique of Cynical Reason.